"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.
My husband left this world 3 weeks ago. We have a 9 year old and a 2 year old. I feel so lonely. I so badly wish he could come back. Life without him feels empty. For the first time in my life I'm looking forward to my own passing so that I can reunite with him. I'm barely coping...
"Sarah, there are words to say that can take away the pain you are feeling. Just glad you joined the group and maybe it will help you by talking with others that know the pain of losing someone loved. Deeply sorry for your lose. Blessings to…"
"Those are some interesting questions. The simple answer for me is that I feel like a boat without a sail or rudder with a life preserver labeled titanic. Please forgive me if I offend anyone or trigger some dark feelings ... however, I…"
Just curious to see if there is any interest in users attending guided meditations via zoom meeting. I am considering facilitating some that are specifically geared towards assisting with grief, trauma/anxiety, mindfulness and progressive muscle relaxation. Let me know if there is any interest. Sending love to our community. -NinjaSee More