Well, let’s be honest … no one actually tells you anything about losing a child. This isn’t a conversation topic you broach at the breakfast table or necessarily a topic to research in advance.
As unthinkable as the scenario of losing a child might be, it’s a reality that many people have experienced, myself included.
While reactions to grief may vary, the reality of a few key concepts remain consistent. First, grief is a roller coaster, one even the most adventurous adrenaline junky would not be tempted to ride. For me, I was in a state of shock for the first six months, plastering on a face of contentment and normalcy, when in reality … I was numb.Read more on themighty.com