I am new here. I lost my Mom on Valentines Day. There is a void in my life that I need to figure out how to fill. I have been her caregiver for the past 3 years and she has been the center point of…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Jennifer Mar 12, 2017.
I am so sorry for your loss. This can be a time of conflicting feelings. We are here for you. Sharing your feelings with those who have been or are going through something similar does help you not feel not so alone. It has also been my…"
"I know what you mean Brett. I have the same thoughts. But at the same time, I wonder if seeing Mom would bring me peace. She was not the most cuddly, warm person and I do not remember her hugging and loving me when I was a child or even as an adult.…"
"Wish I could say I am feeling better, but I am not. My sister is having a hard time too. I get mad at myself because I think I should not still feel so much grief again. I guess it is not as bad as when Mom first passed away in Feb of last year, but…"
"We donated Mom's personal things like clothing, blankets, shoes and all the American flags she kept from 4th of July to the Vets with in 1 month of her death. It was a hard day, but had to be done. But it is all the other things, like the cat…"
"Thank you Brett and Theresa. The anxiety I experienced on the days before during and after the 1 year anniversary of Mom's death has been hard to deal with. It is less today which I am grateful for. Both my sister and I are overwhelmed when we…"
Bluebell, your post is identical to my feelings and I'm sure others. I try to stay extra busy, distracted so I don't think about my loss. But as you say, grief always catches up. It caught up with me at 2am this morning and I couldn't go back to sleep right away. It caught up with me again while I was sitting in my office at work, it caught up with me again while I'm in my car driving home. My heart is broken too and I don't think anything can fix that.
I hope you find the purpose you are seeking. I haven't found it yet.
Hi bluebell I'm so sorry about what happened. This will be the first Christmas without my mom too but you can get through this. I know it's hard but I know you can get through it. Stay strong. She's watching over you and she's in a better place now out of pain. Hugs <3
Bluebell could you check my comment wall? The young girl that posted today, panda sounds really distraught and am concerned about her. She commented that she didn't want to be here anymore and said that no one wants her. Not sure what to do since she lives somewhere in Cranston, USA and I live in Canada. Can I contact the administrator of this site? Can't get her words out of my head and am worried about her:(. If you have time can you let me know your thoughts? Thank you
There are numerous individuals who find themselves in a situation where they have to plan a funeral for the very first time ever in their lives. As since they have never been asked to be part of a dreary event like this one, being unsure of what to…
"My goodness Maria how awful for you. That must have shaken you to the core. I can relate to the Siamese twins it was the same for us and I fear I'll never experience happiness again.i would settle for contentment but how can that be possible…"
"Hello Maxie, Sharon here. I wasn't blessed with 55 years with my love, we had 46 years together, married at 18 years old. It is 2 years out for me and I miss him so much. I am still going through the days of not getting dressed, not going…"
"Hi Ginger, your loss is so natural. Why should you let go? Don't let go. Keep your memories forever of her. You will never forget her no matter what happens. You are embarking on a journey of many emotions. Most come to terms with their loss.…"
"Thanks, Joe. I appreciate you describing your experience during your accident. It gives me hope that there really is something after this life. My greatest hope which keeps me going and half way sane is that we will be joined again…"
Thanks for your honesty, and I feel the same. Personally, I hate it when people say it is our choice, to look forwards or back, etc, partly because that sounds like they are blaming the bereaved for feeling sad and missing their loves, and…"
"Dear Maxey, How I feel for you and can empathise so much.I ask myself that question How can we have been loved & cherished all those years and then be expected to move on within our lives. I too read inspirational stuff & have a psychiatric…"
Word for word I could have written what you did. I've have the very same thoughts, all of them that you have. I feel the same way. I wish I could give you some positive outlook but I can't. My wife died…"
"I know your pain , my husband and I were like Siamese twins, we were on a holiday in Italy when I woke up to find him dead beside me. My whole world has fallen down , he was and still is the live of my life. I guess this is the ultimate price one…"
Hi, everyone,I have been going to a grief group since I felt I needed some direction to "get a life".The leader is a great guy and has some wisdom that for the moment I consider. He told us that it is our choice of how we spend the rest of our lives without our loves. We can either look forward or backward. Well, it all sounds good until I get home to an empty house, an empty life, no friends I really like, a family who thinks I am doing "better", and a husband who is gone. All the things…See More