Helping Others through Grief Recovery

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Helping Others through Grief Recovery

This group is for those who are supporting friends, family and others who are dealing with grief. Counselors, Social Workers, Teachers and anyone else who is helping someone through a rough time of grieving. Are saying the right thing? Helping the right way? What can we do-when it feels like there is no hope? These are topics that we will explore.   

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Latest Activity: Dec 5, 2015

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Help with grief 2 Replies

This was in the comment section, changed it to discussion in case anyone else wanted to jump in on this great site:I think it is well within the guidelines of the web site to share an outside…Continue

Started by Richard. Last reply by kelly Apr 30, 2015.

Researching Family Communication and End-of-Life Decisions 2 Replies

Hi Everyone,This group caught my attention because I am part of a research team at Saint Louis University that is conducting a research project about how families communicate about making medical…Continue

Started by Corinne Gibson. Last reply by Corinne Gibson Sep 3, 2014.

support 2 Replies

It is nice to know that I can write on this wall my feelings. My mom passed away a few weeks ago . All the people who expressed sympathy are now nowhere to be found. She had Pancreatic Cancer for 8…Continue

Started by Jayne. Last reply by Susan V Jan 14, 2014.

Memory Pins

Hi Everyone,I wanted to share a personal project with you in the hope that it might help you in some way.A close friend of mine was suddenly killed in early 2012, and in the aftermath, it occurred to…Continue

Started by Paddy Estridge Apr 3, 2013.

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Comment by Laura on October 24, 2015 at 4:39am
Hi,
My BF lost his father suddenly 2 months ago and he is really struggling with his grief. He recently shut me out and will not respond to any oft communication (long distance relationship). I suspect that the grief is too overwhelming for him right now. What can I do to support him?
Comment by mike m on March 28, 2015 at 1:19pm

hi i lost the love of my life feb 4 2015 to cancer i think about her all the time can't set my mind on nothing else i work 8 hours a day in a factory come home and work all evening to try to keep busy and occupy my mind with anything else she died 2days before her birthday would have been 50 that morning my daughter told me we were going to be grandparent for the first time everything all at once my life is turned upside down and inside out don't know what way to turn and i had to tell them to take the ventalator out and let her go they told me she was not going to recover and all hope had gone and i couldn't take seeing her like that anymore but now i have such a feeling of guilt that i cant stand it i feel that i killed her and i just cant shake it what can i do i need help with this  

Comment by Pam C on June 21, 2014 at 4:15pm

I was wondering if anyone has suggestion for me that will help my son. My son is 7 and we lost my mother in law (his grandmother) 3 years ago to breast cancer. Since then, the thought of death scares him. It was so bad that he would have nightmares and during the day, he would break down into tears. He had got better until a couple of weeks ago. My little cousin, age 9, passed away in a drowning accident. My son and my cousin were playmates. Now we are dealing with his fears all over again. He is actually taking this death harder than his grandmother's death. I think it is because he never knew her when she was well. She was diagnosed when he was 3 months old. It is hard enough to explain death to a child but when a child passes away it is really hard. He thinks now that he could die because our cousin was just 2 years older. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

Comment by Brenda Ann on October 14, 2013 at 10:39pm
Thank you for this group - we are all helping as we share on this sight. I figure it is paying it forward.
Comment by Connie K on August 5, 2013 at 5:42pm

Hello everyone. I wanted to share this sweet song I found on Youtube:

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNoLJy68ZcE&feature=youtube

Hope it touches your heart. (( ))
Comment by Linda Harcrow on November 1, 2012 at 8:07pm

Hi, I still experience grief over the sudden death of my mother July 30, 2012. At the same time, I three very close friends who have lost husbands  recently and one close friend who lost a 9 month old granddaughter (a twin). I feel that I can't really give them what they need from me at this time. I try to be there for the two who live near me. At the same time, I can't expect the support from them that I normally would.  Even though, my grief runs deep, I can't imagine the pain of losing a husband or a child.

 

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Brett Bowman commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"The triggers are one of the hardest thing. Just hearing a song, driving down a familiar street, a smell, a television show, can all bring back a painful memory. Even if they invoke a nice memory, it still hurts because of lost time, not being able…"
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Sue Toler commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"Thank you so much!  It hurts, but it helps to share with others.  Some days are better than others & there are triggers.  I am so happy for Avi, his daughter & father.  She will love having her grandfather there.  I…"
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Brett Bowman commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"Sue, if we can ever answer any questions that you may have about what you are experiencing, please let us know. Everyone's story is different, but the feeling of loss that we all have is familiar. This is a group of people who understand."
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Brett Bowman commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"Avi, it's amazing how the Lord took care of both you and your dad. As happy as I am for you, I think I may be even more happy for your dad. This gives him a reason to get up in the morning, and gives him someone to focus that lost love on. You…"
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Sue Toler commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"Thank you, I appreciate your message.  So glad you have you little daughter.  That is wonderful for her to be with your Dad.  Take care, will be thinking of you & your family.  "
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Avi commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"Guys my little girl has moved on with me now after spending 8 months at her maternal grand mother's place. Now me, my wife and my father lives together. My father who was alone after my mother's death has a new hope and motivation to live…"
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Multiple Losses Group

I am creating this site for the many of us who have suffered several losses. I lost my mom, dad, grandma(2nd mom), grandpa, my beloved dog and divorce.Many of us have lost more than one person or event.Come share!See More
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Linda Engberg commented on Katherine Ellis's group Losing Someone to Cancer
"Hello Dream moon Jo B, Good to see you back on the site. "
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Sue Toler commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"Brett, I am so sorry.  I hope things are better for you & thank you for your message.  I will keep you in my thoughts & prayers.  Take care & will be thinking of you,"
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Brett Bowman commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"Sue, I am so sorry. I know. Believe me, we know. And I wish that I could say something more. Something horrible happened to me today. The worst possible thing that could have happened, beyond losing my dog. I'm not sick or anything, but my…"
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dream moon JO B commented on Katherine Ellis's group Losing Someone to Cancer
"iv loss lot of pepplee iv lovd dealy to big c iv got to say gud by to sum 1 iv new for ovf 36 yrs to big c im 44 im her oldeds nbor i am  iv lovd her dealyy still do i do iv lovd dead pepelel for yrs if no 1 gets it no 1 will only on hear thy do"
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dream moon JO B commented on Jarvis's blog post After Death Communication
"iv smeltt beef gravyy on off lastt few dayss dad luvd beef he did evenn beef gravy he did lk his arond  iv learndd lots off spook churchh i ahv hav seertenn smellls let u no thy hear evn told me i need to slow get a/r in my body sortedd to lk i…"
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dream moon JO B commented on dream moon JO B's group why me why us
"i no but i o to spirtt churchh i di it giv me ansersss it did ti  y told me to livmy life i do it did 1 of familyy cum trhu agan its tim i put m sf 1st iv pitnorhterts 1st for 2 long now tim to put me 1st"
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Sue Toler commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"This was my first holiday without my Mom.  She passed in March 2019.  Good Friday was rough.  I was looking forward to spending a long weekend with her.  Trying to stay busy, but I miss her so much.  Mornings are really bad…"
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M Adams commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"Thanks for thinking of me Avi — hope you’re doing well and enjoying your little girl.  This is the first Easter without my mother. Losing her has really changed things, it seems that she and I (and my husband) were the ones who…"
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