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Brenda Ann left a comment for Jen L
"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…"
Apr 21
Jen L commented on Jessica Granantowski's group Sole Survivors
"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.…"
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Sole Survivors

For those who are the last surviving members of their immediate family.See More
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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
Apr 21
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Jen L is now a member of Online Grief Support - A Social Community
Apr 21

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About Me:
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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At 10:46am on April 21, 2018, Brenda Ann said…

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 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.

Brenda

 

 
 
 

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