My dad just passed away on October 23rd. He was in Mexico and I couldn't get the Mexican doctors to fill out the required FMLA paperwork. I feel so guilty for not being there when he needed me the most. I'm filled with remorse for not going to be with him and letting my employer rob me of that time with my dad. I've felt physically numb since receiving the news. I don't know how to feel. This is the first time I've lost a parent. My mom has dementia/ alzheimers so I'm also trying to deal with…See More
When my father died - he was a victim of a violent crime - me and my family went through hell. But, from all the bad things, the memories from the funeral arrangements still linger in my thoughts. The bureaucracies: my father's siblings discussing if he should be buried with their parents, the "open coffin" decisions...etc.I'm not sure if I resent any of the options we made, but it's only me that comes back to these death bureaucracies? Does anyone also have similar experiences? It seems so…See More
"Is there an online support group for survivors of the loss of an only child which meets on a weekly or monthly basis? My Aunt and Uncle have lost their only child - a 19 year-old son - and they are in such pain... we need help"