Loss & Grief
Loss & Grief Questions
Tuesday, 17 October 2023 - 22:14
I'm stuck. Applying for jobs but want a complete career change e.g. degree based professional career to something like receptionist, delivery driver, working from home or anything not as heavy. I am wanting to shift due to completely burning out and experiencing anxiety any time I think about going...
Tuesday, 8 August 2023 - 08:36
A bit of tricky question (and I know I’ll probably get some nasty comments but there is a whole back story to my relationship that hasn’t been nice for me). My Nan sadly passed away the other day, we have to travel 9+ hours for the funeral, my partner was complaining about the trip before she...
Monday, 3 July 2023 - 08:16
I won’t lie, I am absolutely ridiculous when it comes to giving emotional support! I need some tips to say the right thing. I have a work colleague who lost a son and it is the anniversary of the child’s death today. Something a little more then… I’m sorry.
Loss & Grief Blog Posts
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 25/09/2014 - 09:05.
By fellow Imperfect Mum: Marie Kenyon My beautiful husband, Russ, tragically lost his life on June 4th, 2014. He was my world, my very best friend. I am a better person for having had him in my life, even if it was for only the shortest time. Funny, when we married only 6 weeks prior to his passing, (together 6 years) I thought to myself, "Wow, 6 years, it feels like a lifetime." But now that he'...
Submitted by The Imperfect Mum on Thu, 25/07/2013 - 14:09.
My heart skipped a beat. My throat contracted. The fluid left my mouth, and all I could taste was metal. Why? – I hear you say. I realised it was nearing the end of July, we were heading into August. August brings with it a lot of pain. – For me. It’s a month I would rather skip. That way I don’t have to feel the pain. The pain knowing that I will never celebrate your birthday with you . Knowing...
Submitted by The Imperfect Mum on Mon, 08/07/2013 - 12:17.
Today I had the pleasure of meeting a beautiful human. I must share my experience with you. As most of you know my family own an Educational business and that is where I work. Today a man was waiting to pay at the counter, I turned to see him waiting and I apologised profusely. I felt both embarrassed and unprofessional as I was engaging in a conversation with another staff member whilst he...