"So sorry for your loss. That is horrific. I'm glad you are seeing a therapist. Hopefully that will give you a place where you can openly grieve. Just know that what you are going through is big and traumatic and heavy and you have every right…"
I wish I had more comforting things to tell you. What I can say is that therapy is helping me, along with a good antidepressant. Grieving in secret is impossible, and I think makes it last longer because there is no community to share it…"
I was in a relationship with a man who had a long term girlfriend of 17 years. This past weekend he committed suicide. I am struggling and trying to process this as well as keep my family life normal at the same time. I am married and my husband and I have a 5 year old.I am destroyed and devastated and I am so worried I wont be able to move forward. I am seeing a therapist. I hope there is someone out there who has suggestions or guidance on this. I am in a very dark place right now.See More
This is for anyone who has lost their lover to death and you were the other woman/other man in their life. We have to grieve in silence. I can't find any support groups and feel like I'm the only one going through this situationSee More
"I am very sorry for you, too, Eva....and I appreciate so much your reply. It is the first I have gotten so far, though I admit I’ve been too upset lately to check on this. My mother and I had always been so close, I really feel…"
When I was twelve my mother was murdered then my beloved sweet grandmother died when I was 18. My maternal grandfather died when I was 22. My maternal grandmother died when I was 33 and my final living parent/grandparent died when I was 35. I lived with a lot of loss most of it came at a sudden clip. I'm left with incredible feeling of loneliness even though I've been married for 20+ years and have two wonderful children. It's tough to share my true feelings with my wife because it's so hard…See More
When I was twelve years old, my mother was brutally murdered during a robbery of our home. I came within minutes of finding her body but by sheer chance I didn't. It has been over 35 years since that day but it still effects my life today. As a child, I went through the trial of the man convicted of killing my beautiful mother then as a man I went through his parole process finally his death from illness in prison. See More