The loss of a Mum or of a child has a rippling effect and it is always a family affair. Expressing what you feel and sharing it with the family is healing. You are not burdening them. They too feel sad and upset and human beings feel..
Sharing an experience can be an opportunity to throw ones self into the moment rather than delving into feelings that may be uncomfortable. We are obsessed with explanations and answers. Forget about it. Focus on what they are saying. Not why they are saying
I wonder what kind of recovery my grandmother could actually make if she allowed her self to share her horrific story, allowed herself to ask for better accommodations, and allowed the rest of us to care for her.
The topic of suicide is not a pretty topic, it's grim, dark and sad. I can't imagine the pain and suffering that someone must be going through in order to take their own life. As a 30 year old man I can think of at least 3 men I've known that have taken the...