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Surviving the New Year

I always thought it odd when reading an obituary or when one was read at a funeral that “survivors” were listed. Survived by Uncle, Aunt, sister, brother, wife, husband, mother, daughter, father. 561 more words

Coping With The Death Of A Child

lig·a·ment ˈliɡəmənt/ noun

Years ago in Durham while attending an evening Ladies Bible Study the verse was read from Ephesians 4:16 “For because of Him the whole body (the church, in all its various parts), closely joined and firmly knit together by the joints and ligaments with which it is supplied, when each part is working properly , grows to full maturity, building itself up in love.” One of my best good friends looked at me and pronounced to me – “you are a ligament” 754 more words

Coping With The Death Of A Child

Helping children deal with a sibling’s death.

This is written in response to the mother who asked for help with her children after her other child’s death. The young adults did not want to talk about the experience, or their sibling. 777 more words

Coping With A Child's Death

Mother wants to open discussion with her grieving children about their deceased sister. Can you advise?

This is from Hillary, who asked me to post it in the hope that other parents would comment with their experiences.

Hillary: “I don’t understand why my children don’t talk about Katja, their elder sister who died 24 months ago.  141 more words

Jody Glynn Patrick

Leaving Home

I haven’t been able to write anything to post here for some time. It is not because I don’t have things I want to say. If anything it is because I have too much I want to say and nothing seems adequate. 694 more words

Coping With The Death Of A Child

Rage. Helplessness. Nothingness. Heartsick. What's "healthier" after a child dies?

Individuals grieve in unique and individual ways. Sadly, here is no “healthy” way to feel. Indeed, a grieving parent may flit from incredibly strong emotions and no emotions in seconds, as your mind shuts off emotional currents to literally save your life. 565 more words

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10 A.D.

It’s coming, I can just see it around the corner of my mind.  It’s not so much seeing as knowing. I can’t bear the thought of seeing it full on. 207 more words

Mr Perfect