To my adored son;
Losing you took the roar out of my lion heart, the sun out of my sky...I am not capable of understanding why you were taken away so young, I cannot express to the universe enough how meaningful, amazing and good you were, now everyday is cruel...it’s brutal, your absence is like an elephant on my chest...I miss you, Oh god, I miss you so much!
I have accepted life gets no better than the 20 amazing years, I was blessed with you. I promise to honor your life and one d
Entering into a new relationship after the loss of a spouse can elicit mixed emotions. There will be many decisions to make with regard to the role your late spouse will play in your new relationship.
How Do I Talk About My Loss?
It’s important to be honest with your partner about your loss, but it’s also okay to hold some things sacred and not share. It’s important that you share your feelings, and even some of your memories. It’s absolutely okay to recognize the love you shared with
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When we join our lives to our partners, we don't think about the possibility that we'll need to carry on alone. To become a widow is like embarking on an unknown path with no clear end in sight, and there aren't any rules of what to do or not to do.
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by Deb Sims, MS,RNCS,LCSW
When a death occurs or is about to occur, our friends and family members frequently react in ways we don't expect. Some people will immediately reach out and offer appropriate help. Others will be there for the funeral and then be gone. It would appear they don't care. However, in fact, they may care deeply but not know what to do. Sometimes they mistakenly think they would be intruding by calling or stopping by.
So what can we do to help others know what our