"I had a conversation with my son two years after his passing. I lost him during pregnancy and it haunted me that I would never know him and that brief conversation meant the world to me. He revealed things I hadn't even realized I had been…"
I'm Alex, age 40. I'm a Recovery Peer Support Specialist and the mother of a 5-year-old daughter. What no one tells you about grief is how intensely LONELY it is- you may not be the only one who lost someone but you are the only one who lost that specific someone, and it can make you feel completely isolated in your pain. This is why I think having support during the grieving process is super important.
About my Loss:
I went through a pregnancy loss with my son in 2010. It was the most traumatic experience of my life, and I still grieve him immensely.
More recently, my father passed away in June of 2020. We were extremely close and I don't think the reality of his passing has sunk in yet, but I know when it does it will be devastating.
"Margie, I am deeply sorry for the loss of your mother - I listened to you speak at this past Zoom meeting and felt my heart hurt at the pain in your voice. I truly hope that you will continue to join the meeting on Monday and pray they will…"
I lost my brother in November 2020. Our family has been devastated ever since. Everyday is a new struggle. I want to support my family but I am myself having a tough time coping with thingsSometimes I get tied up in looking after myself vs looking after them . It's important to do bothBut i dont know how to manage for nowSee More