Unspoken Grief Contributors

Grieving Without Religion

When I accepted this prompt, I didn't expect my father in law to pass away a few days later. My husband had been out to visit him briefly over the weekend. He came home Sunday, I accepted the post Monday and my father in law passed away on the Tuesday evening. Grief has been raw --> keep reading

How My Partner’s Grief Differed From Mine

The first thing he did following the news was draw closer and grab my hand. He squeezed me so tight the shock of our son's death vibrated between us. We were like magnets clinging together by a sheer force of nature. I screamed out proclamations of self-blame- he quieted me with reassurance that, although we --> keep reading

How Can a Happy Day Be So Sad?

I am sitting here on a beautiful spring night, thinking one year ago our lives changed. After two years of trying to get pregnant and two rounds of IUI, last June I was exhausted and I was sure I wasn't pregnant -- I was! We were over the moon! My pregnancy was amazing, but very quickly I --> keep reading

The Love of My Life is Now an Angel

My husband at the time and I had big dreams. Dreams of always wanting to have three kids and just form the perfect life for them. Back in July of 2013, I was 6 weeks pregnant when I found out I had a miscarriage. It was the most devastating time of my life because I --> keep reading