It Doesn't Get Easier
My daughter died two and a half years ago and it feels like yesterday. I am not better; Iím just getting used to feeling this way.
A Bereaved Parent at Christmastime
The sights and smells and sounds of the holidays are constant interruptions, annoyances and reminders of times past; we wish this holiday stuff would just go away.
A Bereaved Parent at Thanksgiving
This grieving parent doesnít want to be asked what I'm thankful for.
The Holidays are Salt in the Wound
I used to love this time of the year. Now it's like rubbing salt in an open wound.
Let Us Help One Another
What I have seen and heard and felt over these past two years reinforces my belief in the human spirit and its power.
Self-Pity versus Self-Compassion
As a bereaved parent, I must remain diligent in paying attention to my feelings so as not to fall into the trap of self-pity while remembering to care for myself emotionally. We walk a thin line.
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