grief

Losing a family member is one of the most traumatic life events; Families must support one another to endure the five stages of grief and get through it together.

Jenna Moppett5 hours ago
A Letter to Wren...
On December 3rd 2017 at 06:24, Wren was brought in to the world, and at that moment, OUR world stood still. Wren was stillborn. Since then, our world has done all kinds of things. Sometimes it is movi...
Start With What You Know
The night I learned my dad died I had a nightmare. My teeth kept falling out. My mouth was so delicate that every time I turned my head or whenever my fingertips barely brushed the tip of my jaw, a ne...
Hyrum Simms12 days ago
Remember
My legs shook as if under a hundred times more weight than normal. My mother’s hand felt cold, lifeless, like a dried flower crumbling in the wind. As I let go of her, I turned to face my destination....
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Kylee Miller15 days ago
Two Years
Two years ago, at this time, I was sitting on my mom’s couch when I got a text saying that things were taking an unexpected turn for my dad, but not to be worried. I instantly got this awful gut feeli...
Trisha Ruby9216 days ago
Loss of Someone Special
Everyone at some point in their life will lose a loved one. Recently I lost my grandmother; she was a huge part of my life. My gran was my person, the one who has supported me through it every thing a...
Never as We Planned
It's been years since I’ve seen you. I don’t know what I would do or how I would handle being face to face with you again. My heart could melt, burst, implode or I could feel nothing. Numb to the sigh...
Frances McAdama month ago
The Dichotomy!
So, cool thing about me. Sometimes I feel so thankful and happy to be on this Earth that my heart literally starts racing. I’m talking a bona fide happiness that comes deep from within that I am indee...
Marnie Grundmana month ago
Odd Girl Out...
Aside from the abuse itself, the most difficult … painful thing to live with is the loss of the family I grew up with; the only people who have known me since the day I was born. Beyond the lack of va...
Kelci Polverini a month ago
Why Would You Do That?
This story might be upsetting, so I'm going to apologize ahead of time. I wish this situation never happened. I still feel like it needs to be out there, though. I lost my mom in 2013. I was 19 years ...
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Caragh Taylora month ago
An Introspective
About a year ago, in January, I was sat on a train destined for London’s Denmark Hill. There is a hospital there. It is not far from the station and hugely imposing, with corridors so expansive one co...
Alexis Helma month ago
Surviving a Non-Survivor
First thing's first: let me just get it out there. I HATE CANCER! Now that I've said that, let's talk about those people who have to continue to survive after the fighters just couldn't fight anymore.
Keleigh Kilgorea month ago
The First Year of Grief
"Grief is like the tides of the ocean, it comes in waves, ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, sometimes overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim." This quote is finally starting to ma...
Anthony Raya month ago
Trapped
At the age of three I lost my father, I wasn't completely sure of the entire situation. I remember being in the hospital and the doctor coming out telling my family, "I'm sorry, but he ran from us." H...
My Testimony
My name is Lyndy. I am eighteen years old and I love Jesus. Who would have ever known I’d write this in a sentence. If you would have asked me a year ago, I would have told you I came from a place of ...
Sarah a month ago
The Truth About Losing a Baby
I was 22 weeks when I lost my perfect little boy Riley Fionn Hinsey. He was 15.19 ounces and 11.16 inches. I had never seen something so perfect in my entire life. He had just started to grow hair on ...
Courtney Schmalea month ago
Can't Turn To Your Daddy
There's these days that go by within a blink of an eye. I wake and start my day like any-other person. I take care of myself, my family and at the end of the day; I go to bed. Then there's these night...
Josh Napper2 months ago
I Miss You
I’ll always be that little girl you held in your arms when I couldn’t even open my eyes. I’ll always be that girl that came crying to you after my first breakup and you cocked your shotgun. Your time ...
Frances McAdam2 months ago
Aaron
Chapter 1 - Recollection His name was Aaron. A naughty kid at school, he was one of those students that you just knew the teachers never really liked. The kind of kid that always got an eye roll from ...