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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

He Just Died and I Can't Function

The days are dragging and I can’t breathe. My husband is gone and the world is still turning. I’ve entered a Twilight Zone, a place that makes no sense. 556 more words

I Never Dream of Him

My oldest son is eight-years-old. In just a few days he’ll be turning nine. Another year, another birthday that his father doesn’t get to celebrate with him. 557 more words