I miss my Mom!

If you have that hole in your heart that you get when you lose the woman that you shared a body with....

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No one else misses her 8 Replies

Started by Steph. Last reply by Danny Jul 1.

Advice regarding my Dad. 4 Replies

Started by David Mc Mahon. Last reply by Marcia Boozer Jun 11.

Lost 2 mom with in a year.

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Comment by Danny 4 hours ago

Sundays are tough.  Just trying not to be alone.

Comment by tigertoo 7 hours ago

Another weekend begins. My heart hurts so much I can't stand it. I miss her so much.......will it ever get better????

Comment by Danny 12 hours ago

I miss every day.  It is just so hard.  Physical symptoms have subsided but for me I am only waking up now.

Comment by Jeff R on Wednesday

It's been about a year and a half since my Mom passed.  Not sure where the time went; it's just scary.  While the open wound of loss has subsided some, it doesn't go away completely.  I still miss my Mom every day. It sucks.  But, you do pick up and live your life as best you can.  Moms wouldn't want us to give up, I am certain.

Comment by tigertoo on Tuesday

Terrible, awful, horrible day! How do people go on???? I can't do it anymore! But I will because my Mama would want me to.

Comment by Danny on Sunday

Same here.  The whole point of doing anything is just not making sense except that doing it for oneself is also doing it for the parents as thats what they wanted us to continue doing.  Very tough to focus tiger.  I would say if we go through the motions for now it is not a bad thing to achieve.

Comment by tigertoo on Sunday

I just sat here all weekend wondering what's the point in doing anything. I have no focus now. Just going through the motions of living.

Comment by Danny on Sunday

It's so hard to even work-the whole purpose is so unclear now.  Tan's suggestions and her approach are good.

Comment by Tans on Sunday

Casey, what you are doing with the memoirs - is a good thing. I have gonna back to therapy and that is the first thing she asked me to do. she said that it would be difficult and that there would be a lot of tears but I would be writing about my best friend and how I saw her in my eyes. It's for no one else really but for you. I think that it's a brave step that you are doing. My mom has passed nearly four years and it gets a little easier sometimes, but there are days when the only thing that would make life good is mom, and those are the hardest. People don't know how to react to a person who has lost a parent - it's only when they go through it do they realise the enormity of the loss. People think that it's something we just get over and it's not especially depending on your relationship with your mom. Yes there are days where we don't want to get up and wish the world would just stop - just know that mom wouldn't want to see you like that and slowly get up and do something small, if you work try and focus on that while you are there - yes easier said than done - but baby steps guys. Hugs to all.


Comment by Danny on July 19, 2014 at 6:00pm

Ya, a part of us is gone in a sense.  Yes what Casey mentioned about an adult child is very true and many of us feel orphaned at midlife or as a young adult like at 30.  That is what it is, they don't think it is as sad.  Yes losing a child is (perhaps) more devastating in their eyes but for us our anchor is the parent and many of us live well only with that anchor.  So its a devastating thing for us which few seem to support for a long time.


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