Becoming an "Adult Orphan" can be a very painful transition. The parent-child bond is perhaps the most fundamental of all humanities and now that bond is torn. Someone who loved you unconditionally and cared for you as no one else could have is now gone. You may also feel extreme sadness because the loss of a parent triggers secondary losses, such as the loss of a grandparent to your children.

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Grief isn't always because someone died. Sometimes it's over a loss of relationships.

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HOW TO PREPARE EMOTIONALLY FOR THE DEATH OF A DIFFICULT PARENT | Soulshaping

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End of life - Being developmentally sensitive and using terms/ explainations a child will understand

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This poem is by dr. Mary Elizabeth frye, 1932. She wrote it to comfort a friend grieving the death of her mother. It is her only known poem.

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The Orphaned Adult: Understanding and Coping With Grief and Change After the Death of Our Parents

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Quote | Clarence B. Kelland: My father didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it. #lossoffather #quotes #grief

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Surviving the Death of a Parent | The Everyday Home | www.everydayhomeblog.com

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