"So sorry to welcome you to our grief site. A brochure that I found very helpful is: When Someone You Love Dies
Under the subheading, Releasing My Grief it states:
Talking can be a helpful release. Following the death of…"
"I'm not sure anyone is still active in this group but it' the most appropriate group on here I've found I guess. I tried the Multiple losses group but those guys all have tons of people still left as a support system. Hmm.…"
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
I live in CT and own a production and publishing business.I am a former paramedic so prior to my own family's sudden extinction, I was pretty used to people dying suddenly.
I'm not going back over a lifetime to count all the people I've know who have ever died like many people here, that seems a bit self indulgent as everyone will have loss over the years. I would think the purpose of this group would be the exact death(s) that brought you here or losses in a short time, not several years.
About my Loss:
In the past 15 months, my Mother, Father, Brother, Aunt and dog that I had for 14 years died. Everyone died a few months apart from each other from illness. I have no family of my own.
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Under the subheading, Releasing My Grief it states:
Talkingcan be a helpful release. Following the death of all ten of his children, as well as some other personal tragedies, the ancient patriarch Job said: “My soul certainly feels a loathing toward my life. I will give vent to [Hebrew, “loose”] my concern about myself. I will speak in the bitterness of my soul!” (Job 1:2,18, 19;10:1) Job could no longer restrain his concern. He needed to let it loose; he had to “speak.” Similarly, the English dramatist Shakespeare wrote in Macbeth:“Give sorrow words; the grief that does not speak whispers the o’er-fraught heart and bids it break.”
I have had multiple losses as well and talking has really helped me. I know that we are not friends, but we may turn out to be as we all go through our losses, memories and feelings. Together we can cope. I will listen anytime you need to talk.
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