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  1. Family Traditions

    Thank you for that. Been thinking through things all day. Guess I'm sortof afraid of my uncle rejecting me if I reach out and am honest with how I'm feeling. But I'm gonna try it. He and I were always very close so I am probably just overthinking it.
  2. Family Traditions

    I'm new to this site and have enjoyed looking around. Some things have been very helpful. I am 26 and lost my only grandparent that ever lived to see me. I was her only granddaughter and we were very close. It's been a year and a half now and my family is just not recovering. My sweet and precious grandma was the one who held us all together. And I don't think anyone knew that. My mom and uncle are her only two children and they haven't been able to get in the habit of staying in touch. We spent every holiday, no matter how insignificant, with her. Now we have nothing to do with eachother. I never had a chance to grieve really. Grandma went to the hospital the day after thanksgiving and died 2 days after Christmas. She died of a deteriorating lung disease that hit her quickly. In a month she went from healthy, to on a ventilator, then a bipap and dead. My mom and I were with her the whole time. My mom is so fragile that I've always felt the need to hide my emotions from her so I bottled it all up. Guess I've bottled it up for a while now. Christmas last year hit us hard. For the first time in my entire life, it was just my parents, my brother and I. My uncle and his family shrugged us off. We managed through so-so. Had our moments of tears. Mother's Day was a killer though. My mom cried the whole day. Sorry I'm rambling but I told Mammaw I would keep us all together. That was what she wanted. But I'm failing miserably. I can't force people to be with us I know. But I just feel like I've lost them all. Like when she died my uncle, aunt and cousins may as well have died too. It's been a year and a half and we haven't seen eachother. I don't know what I'm looking for. I guess I just want to hear that it'll be ok