Grief and bereavement

The loss of a loved one is life's most stressful event and can cause a major emotional crisis. When a death takes place, you may experience a wide range of emotions, even when the death is expected. It takes time to fully absorb the impact of a major loss. You never stop missing your loved one, but the pain eases after time and allows you to go on with your life.

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Loss of my inspiration

WCE
  • By WCE · New reply September 5, 2013
  • 4 replies
  • Hi All, I was 19yo when I gave birth to my very small bundle of inspiration (at the time). I lost my son in 2006. He was a former 24 or 25 (written in medical chart twice) week preemie. He was 1lb 13 ...

how do I get an adovacate

heppy
  • By heppy · Posted October 16, 2012
  • 0 replies
  • my husb and I are getting divorced, how do I get an adovacate to help me with this problem? I cannot do it alone, I have a divorce lawyer that is nickoling and diming me....what can I do heppy ...

NO LONGER IF ONLY... IT'S NOW WHAT'S NEXT

OliverLipp
  • By OliverLipp · Posted June 25, 2012
  • 0 replies
  • Psychologist C.G. Jung wrote that death is the second half of life. To live is to live and to die. Life is parabolic, arising in birth out of nothing, curving around and moving back into nothingness ...

two beloved

XavierMBA (Inactive)
  • By XavierMBA (Inactive) · New reply January 5, 2011
  • 6 replies
  • I had my Chachi cat for 15 years. He passed away on 12/29/10. Heartbroken doesn't even begin to describe how I feel. I'm a wreck... This wedenesday 1/5/11, is one week since Chachi cat passed, and is ...

Coping with the holidays

dleach
  • By dleach · New reply January 3, 2011
  • 2 replies
  • As a parent who lost their child to cancer a few years ago, you can imagine the holidays can be a bit tough. I am curious to hear how people incorporate their lost loved one into the holidays and how ...

Divorce is a death of sorts

rwcarlson311
  • By rwcarlson311 · New reply December 21, 2010
  • 6 replies
  • My wife's and my divorce will be finalized on December 21. We have been married 35-1/2 years. My first episode of bipolar disorder was in 1986 and I was hospitalized three times in three months. My second ...

togetherness

sharyln
  • By sharyln · New reply December 10, 2010
  • 1 reply
  • I saw a past disscussion on how a father of a child might feel a part of post partum depression. I totally agree with that. How can a father of a child not share in the concerns of his partner? I had ...

i lost another bryan this week

dragonflywings
  • By dragonflywings · New reply October 1, 2010
  • 2 replies
  • i just want to write this as a tribute to one of the best people i ever knew. i had a friend brian who died about a month ago, then a couple days ago my other friend bryan "was found dead in fairfax county ...

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