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.

Aimee W3 months ago
Beginning to Move Forward After a Miscarriage
As we draw to the end of Baby Loss Awareness Week, I wanted to talk about moving forward—starting with going back to work. It's Saturday night and by some miracle I have made it through 5 days back in...
Roger Kriner3 months ago
Grief
The sudden loss of a loved one will turn your life upside down. It's devastating. They're here one day ... gone the next. How the hell do you cope with something like that? My wife had a minor stroke ...
Michelle Shaver3 months ago
Sometimes Life Throws Grenades
Sometimes instead of lemons, life throws grenades.
Starsha Etner3 months ago
Being Still Hurts
I've stumbled, fell face flat, sat in a 6-foot deep hole and shed way too many tears to count in recent. Social interactions became a blur without one single thought of happiness in my mind...Being st...
Aimee W3 months ago
As Long As There Is Life, There Is Hope. As Long As There Is Hope, There Is Life.
What does it feel like to lose a baby? Ever wondered that? It may have crossed your mind at one point but it was probably only a fleeting thought and that's absolutely fine. Who would want to dwell on...
Cameron Anson3 months ago
Where Is Dad?
It was a Thursday morning, around 6:30 AM. I was jolted awake by the hellish scream of ambulance sirens. Footsteps echoed past my bedroom through the narrow hallway. I heard the familiar voice of Kath...
LeighAnn Connor3 months ago
Time Does Heal
Hi, I would like to share a story of mine which is a little personal, it is a story about my grandfather. Four years ago in the year of 2014 he lost his battle with cancer. There was one time during h...
Kira Zimney3 months ago
My Sister Janna's Last Words
When you’re young, things that’ve happened just don’t seem to click. Even catastrophic things, like death. Maybe it does click for some kids, but most of them just process a sudden tragedy, they may a...
Grieving with a Step-parent's Death
58 days ago, 2:08 PM, I was given the news that I had lost my step mom. It’s hard to process something like that when just hours earlier you were leaving for school and everything seemed normal. The h...
Christina Russo3 months ago
Why Don’t We Talk About Those Who Have Passed?
When you saw this title you probably thought “Huh, that’s a morbid topic.” Yes, I would agree it’s not the most “sunshine and rainbows” topic, however, it’s something I believe is worth thinking about...
Sylvia Martin4 months ago
Getting Through Loss
There is no getting through loss, there is only living with it... Sharing your story, and hearing others share their stories, it helps to know you are not alone. That others are dealing with the pain ...
Abbey Walters4 months ago
Miss Your Loved Ones Who Have Passed, and When it Hurts, Miss Them Harder
The empty chair at the dinner table, the automated voice at the dead end of a phone call relaying that the number has been disconnected, the longing to tell a story about something that happened in yo...
K P4 months ago
To the Woman Who Lost Her Daughter...
I don't know where else to write this, but I feel it needs to be put out into the universe. The other day I went for a motorcycle ride with my boyfriend of 9 years. He and I dropped our two babies off...
Aimee W4 months ago
It Shouldn't Be a Secret Society...
As I sit here with a hot water bottle, each painful cramp is a painful reminder that my baby is gone. I never thought having a baby would be this difficult. It is my first pregnancy and it's only when...
Aaliyah Baez4 months ago
Daddy's Little Girl
“I was just eight years old. I asked mommy why your face was so cold? I didn't want to believe that you are dead. It was too early for you to be in that coffin bed. You passed away March 7, 2006. You’...
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Sincere Perez4 months ago
White Car
The annoying beeping refuses to stop. Every time that I open my eyes I see this white ceiling. The lowering temperature engulfs my body. Yet the cold is starting to be the default temperature. Their l...
Candace Coles4 months ago
Get Over It
The world called and said, "You should be over it by now"—the never ending grieving process... when it doesn't get easier but you learn to manage.
Katherine Morales4 months ago
Transferred Pain
"Hey babe, I'm gonna jump on the computer and download some music to these cd's for our trip to South Carolina, you good with hanging out without me?" What I said to my husband before I sat in front o...