Coping With the Death of a Spouse

Losing a spouse can be devastating, whether the death is sudden or following a long illness. One day you are married; the next day you...

The Grief of Grandparents

The Grief of Grandparents By Helen Fitzgerald, CT There is no bond greater than the bond between parent and child. When a child dies, the pain...

Physical. When your child has died.

Physical Either you can’t sleep at all or you sleep all the time. You feel physical exhaustion even when you have slept. You no longer...

Emotional. When your child has died.

Emotional You rail against the injustice of not being allowed the choice to die instead of your child. You find yourself filled with anger, whether...

Psychological. When your child has died.

Psychological Your memory has suddenly become clouded. You’re shrouded in forgetfulness. You’ll be driving down the road and not know where you are or remember...

YOU ARE NOT ALONE

When your child has died, suddenly it seems like all meaning has been drained from your life. When you wake in the morning, it’s difficult...

ONLINE COMMUNITIES ONLINE SUPPORT

ONLINE COMMUNITIES ONLINE SUPPORT The Compassionate Friends offers “virtual chapters” through an Online Support Community (live chats). This program was established to encourage connecting and...