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11 Things I Learned After Losing A Parent

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Remembering my father

"No one understands what it's really like to lose a parent until it happens to them." Remembering my father - Ripped Jeans & Bifocals |fathers|fatherhood|daughters|relationships|life|death|writing|Kentucky|Bourbon|

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Dad You Never Said Goodbye: A Poem About Losing a Loved One ~ Teach Me Genealogy…

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I think this is so true when anticipating the death of a terminally ill loved one. You knows it's going to happen, but there's still a sense of shock and denial when it does.

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What You Learn After Losing A Parent At A Young Age

What You Learn After Losing a Parent at a Young Age - I will carry the weight of this tragedy around with me for the rest of my life, and the lessons I have gained because of it.

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editor’s note: This post was originally published in July of 2014 but has been updated to include recent events. The first few weeks of grief after losing a child are a mixture of rage, sadness, helplessness and fear: An unstable concoction that can react and explode at any given moment. As someone who can now count [...]

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