Sibling Loss

This group is for anyone that has lost a brother or sister. Sibling loss is often minimized and people don't realize how devastating losing a sibling can be. I lost my older sister and my life will never be the same. She was my only sibling, I looked up to her, I went to her for everything. I lost my past, present and future. It is traumatic.

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Only surviving member of immediate family

I am the only surviving member of my immediate family of five.  My older brother dies when he was eating peanuts in bed an choked on the peanuts.  My younger brother died of pancreatic cancer.  My…Continue

Started by Judie Edlin Jan 27, 2016.

Suddenly becoming the only child

I hope to have other discussions here and for those that join feel free to create your own discussion topics. But since this is just getting started I will talk about my own experiences as of right…Continue

Started by HollowHeart Nov 5, 2015.

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Comment by Michele on December 15, 2015 at 5:50am

My sister and brother-in-law have been gone since march and my mind cant wrap around the fact that it will be 9 months tomorrow it just all still seems impossible. She was my best friend we talked several times a day and saw each other several times a week. I am so totally depressed. I still find myself crying and since they died so tragically I cant watch anything on tv when it has fire on it. All of her kids will be in town for Christmas and I just don't know how I am going to deal with it I can fake a smile here and there at work or home but it will be so hard for everyone to get together and they not be there. I just want the holidays over. How is everyone dealing with this I would have thought it would have been somewhat easier 9 months out but it is still so raw ........ I am literally traumatized every single night I go to bed and shut my eyes just waiting and waiting on the sleeping pill to kick in.

Comment by HollowHeart on November 21, 2015 at 3:40am
It has only been a month since I lost my sister and it feels like 20 years since we last spoke. I don't know how I keep going with this? I miss her so much? I feel like my life with her is fading. I need her back so badly. This is unbearable. Oh my god I miss her!!

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