Young Adults Grieving

For those who lost anyone close to them at a young age who need someone else. I lost three close loved one in my senior year and in the process of losing another, its good to relate to people your age.

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Losing a Mother 6 Replies

I'm only twenty years old, an only child, and have lost the closest person to me in my life. My mother passed at the end of August and ever since then I have felt scared about how I am going to keep…Continue

Started by Kaitlyn Patey. Last reply by Melissa Drake Sep 27, 2012.

Lost my soul mate and struggling with big life questions... 6 Replies

Hi friends, I lost my soul mate a little over a week ago to a sudden and tragic death. He died in my arms in our house and I couldn't do anything to help him. Help arrived too late. Beyond the…Continue

Started by Ash. Last reply by Kali Grainger Sep 5, 2012.

Lost both parents 7 Replies

Hi Guys.  I am 27.  I lost my dad at 25 and then at 26 lost my mom and watched their die a terrible suffering death.  I hate this because I am getting married and don't even want a wedding now.  How…Continue

Started by Jamie Maggiacomo. Last reply by Brette Stinson Jul 14, 2012.

Loss of a sibbling 1 Reply

I lost my little brother ten years ago.  He was four and I was seven...  It's been hard to cope and I learned young to bottle everything up; the only safe choice.  It was either that or have my…Continue

Started by Kim. Last reply by Mae May 24, 2012.

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Comment by Lee Mefu on February 2, 2013 at 2:27am

I lost my Boyfriend on September 6 2010 , 3 days before my birthday. He was 18 & He was stabbed and shot multiple times all over his body & face. He was destroyed & found behind some factories. It will soon be 3 years, i Miss him so much every single day , hour , minute , second. A huge part of me died , my world turned to black and white, it kills me to know he's not with me anymore. All i want is to be with him once again. Always has been and always will be my number one. I feel like i am starting to hit rock bottom once again. I don't know what to do or who to talk to to help me get through this.  It hurts me more and more as the days go by.

Comment by Tahnee Attwood on January 31, 2013 at 7:49pm

Hello Im 18, I lost my boyfriend on the 31st of July 2012 in a motorcycle accident, a 4x4 car pulled out in front of him as he was coming down the road, he was on the way to mine and never turned up I waited up all night for him in the morning got a call from his best friend in the morning telling me what had happened, he was only 20. Since then my friends have stopped talking to me and avoid me only mine and his family really help me out I don't really know what to do at this point in my life, it's hard to just to get out of bed in the morning and that's not what im like, just need someone to understand?

Comment by Kim on November 30, 2011 at 8:36pm

I am seventeen, well almost eighteen years old, and my brother passed away when I was seven.  Ten years ago was the worst night of my life.  Coping hasn't been easy and talking about it has not been easy as well.  I finally realized, after I did my college essay about my brothers death, how bottling everything up isn't working any more.  I need to learn how not to be hesitant to talk about him and I think this may be the start.  I don't talk to my parents because it saddens them too much.  Making me all alone right now...  My friends don't know how to help me and guidance is what I truly am searching for at this time in my life.

Comment by Carly Michelle Hoskins on August 16, 2011 at 6:43pm
I am 15 years old. On August 4, 2009, I lost my good friend Tyler to the "choking game." He was only 16. On December 3, 2010, his mother Tina, who was my mother's best friend, and like a second mother to me, was murdered. It hasn't been easy, and I miss them like crazy. I can't talk to anybody about it because I feel like nobody understands..
Comment by anne miller on June 5, 2011 at 2:28pm
My name is annie I am 23 and my fiancée shot himself on march 24th of this year he was in a coma for 3 weeks before his family turned off life support, I went through not believing it was real even though I was there when it happened to being mad then went about a month of seeming to be fine still thinking about it everyday but could finaly get out of bed and not burst in to tears over a song on the radio or a movie on TV. Now I'm starting to feel guilty for going on with my life like going out with friends and things like that. I was asked out on a date and couldnt go because I felt like it was wrong almost like I was cheating. I kept thinking things would getting alittle easier as time went by but it seems to hurt worse the longer it has been. I'm not really sure what to do to start working toward becoming myself agian.
Comment by Natalie Rochester on May 9, 2011 at 8:41pm
Hi, my name is Natalie Rochester and I am a master’s student from Texas Woman’s University conducting a study for my thesis. The purpose of the study is to explore the relationship between types of pet loss, attachment, and grief. I was inspired to research this topic after the loss of my cat about 1.5 yrs ago. She was like my own child and the dismissing response I received from others encouraged me to conduct my thesis on this topic. It was cathartic for me, I hope it does the same for you.


You are invited to participate in this study if you are an owner of a pet that you have lost (death or non-death) within the last 3 years. You must be at least 18 years old to participate. Your pet loss may consist of any type of loss – death, runaway, stolen, adoption, etc. The lost pet must have been owned by you or is a family pet. This study was approved by TWU Institutional Review Board. Participation in this study is voluntary and may be ended at any time without penalty. There is a potential risk of loss of confidentiality in all email, downloading, and internet transactions. To participate in the study, please go to: This study is estimated to take 15 minutes.


If you have any questions or concerns about this study please contact Natalie Rochester at Your participation is important and much appreciated. Thank you.

Comment by Jordan on January 8, 2011 at 12:06pm
When I was 18 years old I lost Albert Anderson. He was my best friend and died in a car accident leaving my house (well, he lived with us...). Im now 28 and still think about him alot. I am still grieving for him, and I carry around feelings of guilt because I also lost my own father at 7, but cry for Albert... I now don't have Lyle, my only sibling... I know that I have a gigantic fanclub up in Heaven, but Im starting to wonder if God is going to let me have a family on Earth or if everyone's on there way out the door. Is that fear justified? Is the anger I feel justified? I feel all alone and scared.
Comment by steacy del valle on November 26, 2010 at 11:16am
when i was 18 i lost my grandmother she died on january before i graduated high school. my mom just died on may 14, 2010 less than 2 weeks before my 21st birthday. my grandmother had been sick for a while so it wasnt that much of a shock when she died but my mother was a victim of a homicide suicide her ex boyfriend shot her 4 times then killed himself. its so hard to dealwith especially now that ihave a kid of my own its just really hard
Comment by Toyanne on November 26, 2010 at 6:42am
i just lost my nephew on the 17th of this month he was 17 years old he had a epilepsy seizure and my brother found him dead. Me and my nephew were close every time i saw him he would give me the biggest bear hug and he had the brightest smile. His friends set up a memorial web page for him. There is a web site that you can set up a memorial web page for a person its
Comment by Stephanie Dawn on November 23, 2010 at 9:25pm
Yeah I've been thinking about doing that but I don't really know what I should look for when it comes to finding on. Which kind would I go to? One that would work with my to naturally deal with everything or someone who would prescribe something to help? Who did you go see?

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bluebird commented on Zell's blog post I never considered HIS grief
"Exactly, Zell -- we cannot not feel what we feel.  And I get offended when people say things like "You know he wouldn't want you to be unhappy like this" -- of course I know that, I know him better than anyone in the world, in…"
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Zell commented on Zell's blog post I never considered HIS grief
"I agree with you Bluebird - we cannot not  feel what we feel. We loved them so much.  And yes - it IS unfair. I will never try to convince you of God's existence - I can only speak from my own experience and conviction. I…"
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Marty commented on Anthony R's blog post a good day for the most part
"I'm so happy to hear this. Baby steps, that's what they keep telling me, and this was a big one for you. You need to be there for that young girl, hard as it is, on your time schedule. I think Lacy would be proud. Good job!"
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dawn larvan replied to Zell's discussion I cannot live without the love of my life in the group Traumatic, Sudden Loss
"Hi zelda I'm dawn and my fit healthy beautiful sexy husband passed away in front of my eyes 8 weeks ago just said he felt funny and drew his last breath and like you have this horrible image in my head so I've surrounded myself with his…"
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kim posted a blog post

my baby

today july 28 at 4 in the morning  for the first time in almost 9 months, I heard my son,  as clear as if he were standing here he called me  MOM  I had been up since 1 a m I just could not sleep,  I went out front to sit on the veranda, it was raining hard and I just talked to shawn, begging him to talk to me in my dreams and crying hard.  my pills were not working but by 4 they started, I went back to bed and just started to drift when I heard him  say   MOM. I wanted so bad to  go with him,…See More
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Connie K commented on Kimberly's blog post Couldn't Stop Crying
"Hi Kim  Those times are the loneliest but you need to release that pain. I am sorry you are feeling so bad. I wish I could be there with you and hug you tight so you understand you are not alone in this journey. I know it doesn't lessen…"
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Marty posted a blog post

Horrible Day

Usually it hits me in the evening, the realization that he isn't coming home. That's when I cry, rant at God, ask everybody I know in heaven to help me get through this. Today it is only 10:00 a.m. and I am already in my evening stage.It is just going to be a horrible day. Can't focus on anything to get it done, doesn't really matter anyway. What's the point? On days like today, nothing matters except that I am alone. This "time will heal" stuff isn't working. I don't expect to be "healed" but…See More
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Kimberly posted a blog post

Couldn't Stop Crying

Just cried for over 2 hours, that type of cry I call an "ugly, howling" type of cry. I wish I had someone to sit with me when I cry like that. Don't have to say anything, do anything, just be with me. Being alone and crying like that makes it feel so much worse. When will the pain go away???See More
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Melissa T and Teresa D. are now friends
JO B alexio replied to JO B alexio's discussion mad at god
"i am so mad god i scream god why did u steal evry 1 off us if we steal we end up in jail or so on"
bluebird commented on Zell's blog post I never considered HIS grief
"You are very lucky to have had such visits from your partner.  I don't blame my husband for dying, and I very much doubt there is a god, but if there is then I do blame that god for allowing him to die. For me, anger isn't a…"
dominique fitzpatrick and Connie K are now friends
charles daley replied to Sandi's discussion Thank You
"sandi i know what you are going though but i also know the they are in heaven and watching over us. over time it does get easier. you have grief in your own way don't let people tell you how to grief if you need to talk to someone talk to your…"
Connie K and Melissa T are now friends
L R, Jesse's mom commented on Karen's group Missing my Son or Daughter
"Melissa, very early on in this journey I came across Carol Kearn's website. She is a grief counselor who was mentored under Elizabeth Kubler-Ross. She also lost her daughter, Krissie. I found her writings to be very helpful. She has also…"

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