Loss & Grief

Loss & Grief


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I need help moving on from sexual abuse. 10 years ago I was sexually assaulted. And because of the circumstances, my story was picked apart, nobody believed me, I was even made fun of because of it. Ide just gotten out of a relationship. And was interested in someone new. He was a family friend. So...
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My neighbour has just lost his wife to cancer. He is in his late sixties, early seventies. Retired. Their children are grown and have moved away. He has a small dog but is otherwise now on his own. We have always been friendly but my husband and I are both introverted and usually avoid social...
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*trigger warning, infant loss* Hi mum's I'm hoping someone can help me I've made a very good friend at my daughter's school. My friends son is a twin however his brother died a few days after birth. I know from talking to his mum that his mum still struggles with this deeply (who wouldn't!!), so I...

Loss & Grief Blog Posts

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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'...
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...
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...
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