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.

Azaris Morales8 hours ago
Diary of a Working Housewife
Thursday March 21, 2019 10:45 AM: The loss of a child is an all-consuming sadness that takes you to places you never thought existed. Whether by death or by circumstances, the all too painful experien...
Losing a Sibling
My oldest brother, Arthur Jr., always looked out for his younger siblings. I remember him making things for me at school and presenting them to me, his baby sister, with so much pride. He was in the t...
Theo Holt3 days ago
Having a Miscarriage
At age 20, I experienced something I never wish I would ever experience in my life, losing a child. So I am going to give you a back story on what happened. So I met this girl from Tinder and we got t...
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LG Reagon7 days ago
Take My Hand Not My Life
Things that I never told you are immense, heavy and deep. The secrets that I keep are a thousand times greater than the ones we share when we eat. I think this at times as I sit across from my friends...
J M Hunter10 days ago
My Mother's Pots
It's ungraciously early on a biting spring morning and I'm watching my youngest son haring across the school tarmac, little chuffs of steam trailing his wake in the white March sunlight, and I'm cryin...
Vanessa Lozano11 days ago
Is It Too Late Now?
The clocks strikes 3 PM, the sound of a key being hit against the metal door signaling our arrival. Inaudible commotion is heard as the wooden door opens and I see the welcoming smile of my grandma. A...
How My Family Broke Me, a Story About Surviving a Narcissistic Family
I’m angry. Bottled up frustration and anger is not healthy for anyone, even those involved. One person can only be pushed so far before they crack and the flood gates open. I grew up in a narcissistic, toxic, and selfish household, where you were expected to sink or swim. I endured years of emotional abuse at the hands of the people who were supposed to care for me and about me. These were the people that were supposed to lift me up, encourage me, push me to do great thing. Instead, I was ridicu...
Amber Hartley12 days ago
My Journey Through My Dad’s Cancer
In February of 2018, I left work early. I work at a factory and just wasn’t feeling it that day. My mom and I came through the door and my dad was home. He was disabled, so he didn’t work. My mom work...
McKayla Sillitoe17 days ago
Eight and Not Even 24 Hours
The way the world rotates is a peculiar thing. Rotation isn’t even perfect, no. In fact, it lays tilted on its side like a sad blanket sealed over the arm of a chair that once belonged to your late lo...
Katelyn D18 days ago
The Butler
Memories with My Mimi
Osana A18 days ago
My Experience Losing Someone Close
My life is a roller coaster of crazy events, I have probably experienced more than the average person has, and I am not even 30 yet. I think I have gone through enough tragedy now to last a lifetime, ...
Alex Fuller21 days ago
Becoming a Woman Without a Mother
As kids, we believe our parents are superheroes; you know, always there to pick us up, knowing exactly how to make us feel better, and, if you're lucky, understanding you. I was a lucky one. I grew up...
Jordanna Romanoa month ago
Three Months
I pass your old house all the time, and like I did when you were alive, I look to see if you car is in the driveway. It isn't, and hasn't been for months. Yeah, you haven't been here since November, b...
Maurice Berniera month ago
Stuck in Time
I am not a time traveler. I am not a science-fiction buff. I am a normal (?) human being and I noticed something odd about myself. I am stuck in time! Allow me to bring you up to speed. This is a true...
Altavise Walkera month ago
A Day
It’s 5:00 AM. “Crap, I didn’t hear my alarm go off at 3:30! Wait did it even go off?” Anyway, it’s time for me to get up and get moving. I do a pep talk to myself early in the morning to motivate me t...
Tata Fergusona month ago
The Magic of Parenthood
The happiest moment of my life was also the most terrifying. The series of events that transpired up to this moment were very traumatic. I must first recount my life to express in detail this experien...
Anne P.a month ago
Blood Is Thicker Than Water
The blood on his hands dripped into the water. The sound of the first drop falling had startled him, as the surrounding forest was dead silent. But now, as he stared dazedly at his bloody hands, he fo...
bella klatta month ago
3. Bargaining
This stage hasn’t really been a big part of my coping, or healing process with the deaths that I've dealt with. To explain a little about this stage, it's when you bargain with God, or whoever/whateve...