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Are You Afraid of Dying

Having one’s husband completely change his and everyone’s future has a way of messing with one’s mind. In the instant that it takes to pull a trigger, his life had ended, the future I thought we had was over, his children were now fatherless, and nothing would ever be the same. 516 more words

On Children and Grief

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As usual, it’s been a minute since I have posted.  I could tell you any number of excuses why, but, I’ll spare you and just thank you for reading today. 614 more words

Ruminations

The Grieving Child: More and More Questions

It’s been over five years since my husband took his own life. In harsher terms: since he put a gun to his temple. Sometimes I feel like when we say things like, “passed away” or “took his own life” or similar, we are smoothing over the violent edges of what really happened. 1,258 more words

Lullabies

I want everyone to leave me alone tonight. By everyone, I just mean the world, minus two little boys. I have been saying “mine” in regards to them, but tonight I’m reminded that they’re a product of two people. 399 more words