Monday, October 26, 2015

Six Things I Wish People Knew About Grieving the Loss of a Child

http://stillstandingmag.com/2015/10/six-things-wish-people-knew-grieving-loss-child/

Grieving the loss of a child is a grief that is unique. It is a loss that is still largely considered taboo, and when someone experiences the tragic loss of losing a child, there are very few societal norms that can guide family and friends when their loved one finds themselves in the path of an unfathomable loss. I lost my daughter a year and half ago, and I still consider my grief to be very new. But it surprises me every time I meet up with a friend or see family, and their reactions to my pain. Here, I’ve compiled the six things I wish people understood about grieving the loss of a child:

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