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.

Olivia Petras5 months ago
Dear Old Dad
You gave me quite the scare, there. It’s not your fault, I know. I wasn’t expecting it- and that’s the real issue, I guess. Nobody ever is- or maybe they are, but are we ever truly prepared for the ba...
amanda mollett5 months ago
Goodbye Angel
Dear Aunt Janice, I have always loved you, you were always my favorite aunt. You were fun and we had a good time together. I will miss all the times we had together at family events. If not for your c...
Michelle Schultz5 months ago
Knowing You're Losing Someone
I burst into tears every time I hear the song "Supermarket Flowers" by Ed Sheeran. It hits me deep. I lost my mom to cancer, but I don't think that's why it hits me so hard. I was only three when she ...
Kirsten Mackie5 months ago
The Day My Life Changed Forever
Sunday, March 19, 2017. It was a gorgeous sunny day and my boyfriend and I decided to spend the day together out of service in Port Renfrew, British Columbia exploring and having fun. I had no idea th...
Will Jackson5 months ago
Adventure for Us
Ever since we were little, my sister, Mackenzie, and I went on adventures. We went everywhere together and were considered to be inseparable by most. With only a years difference between us, we were c...
Dana Dohr5 months ago
A Letter to My Brother
Friday, April 28, 2018 will always be the day my life stopped and forever changed. The day where you were taken too soon. In one day, I had to face the fact that I would have to accept the unimaginabl...
Will Jackson5 months ago
Everything I Never Got to Say
It's been nearly three weeks now. Three weeks since the day I learned that you were gone. For most of this time, it hasn't felt real. It's' felt... I dunno... Like I'm trapped in this parallel univers...
c B5 months ago
Darragh's Demise
It seems unfair that some of us go on to live long lives and do extraordinary things. Isaac Newton, Winston Churchill, and Rosa Parks were some of the brightest and most inspiring people alive, and lu...
Postit Fox5 months ago
Grief
On Losing Someone You Love
tatum brown5 months ago
Losing My Best Friend
At exactly 6:15 AM, I hear my alarm going off, practically giving me a heart attack. I open my eyes from a very deep sleep that I was enjoying every minute of. I know it’s time to get up for school bu...
Linda Fitch5 months ago
Drunk Drivers Still Deserve to Live
Recently, on social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook, I have seen a plethora of posts stating things like, "If you drive under the influence and wreck, you deserve it." I understand the minds...
Carol Townend5 months ago
The Story of My Miscarriage
I was looking forward to going out. I remember getting stomach cramps which I put down to period pain, because I always got them really painful and I usually bleed heavy. I stopped to go to the toilet...
Bella E6 months ago
475 Continued...
After crying for a few hours, I just laid there. I just felt so empty inside. This was the first time I had experienced a loss of someone so close. I decided to text Ashly and see how they were handli...
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Selma Ahmed6 months ago
Resilience
On one gloomy afternoon in Ms. Daly's art class, my itch to finish my project was fueled by something other than my deep contempt for pottery. At 3:30 PM, I received a joyous phone call from my dad th...
Bella E6 months ago
475...
475 days... that’s how long it’s been. It feels like it was just yesterday. 475 days ago I received a phone call, this wasn't just a phone call; it was the phone call that would change everything. I w...
Chloé Downeycain6 months ago
Dealing with Grief
Grief hits you like a wave, but when you're least expecting it.
Jodi Roberts6 months ago
Losing a Loved One
The death of a loved one is possibly the hardest thing a person will ever have to go through in their lifetime. There are so many books to assist you through your grieving. When a loved one dies you r...
Veronica Williams6 months ago
"Always and Forever"
Love blinded me. As it comforted, inspired, and gave me hope in my darkest hours, it blinded me. My father always reminds me that life works two ways: “You’re born on this Earth, and surely you will e...