Child Bereavement and Loss

By |September 9th, 2014|

Child bereavement and loss

Child bereavement and loss is probably the most hurtful loss there is and most of us can’t escape it. Whether our loss was a grandparent early in our lives or a parent, later in life , when we’re an adult, or even if the loss is outside of these norms, the numbing, […]

A Bereavement Journey – ‘Writing as Therapy’

By |February 21st, 2013|

Since writing my last entry in which I talked about the fourth task of mourning, I have continued to explore my thoughts and feelings, not only about how it feels to have a husband die, but also about the experience of putting what I thought and felt into words and then writing them down.

I remembered […]

A Bereavement Journey – ‘Knowing its Real’

By |February 17th, 2013|

 Knowing its real

It was two weeks off our fortieth wedding anniversary and Saturday morning. We had discussed our plans for the day and then my husband, David, left the house to go to the gym and died. It was as easy and as difficult as that.

A few weeks later while visiting with me, a young friend […]

The Longing – I Miss you Dad

By |February 16th, 2013|

I am a self confessed idealistic person. I conform to the norms of the society. I hold on to the ideals that have influenced me since the day I was born. I prefer to choose the right thing rather than to be practical. And so with my perception about my family.

I belong to an extended […]

Feeling Stuck

By |January 19th, 2013|

There are some problems which we face in our lives that just don’t seem to shift or get any better, at least not in the time frames we would like them to. Feeling stuck can be a real downer.

I am thinking of a very difficult time a few years ago when, with the benefit of […]