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Moving through it

My wife died at home, some 27 months ago. Although on the surface we're "amazing" (my 2 daughters 20, 16 and I), on reality we're all sad, lonely and (dare I say it) depressed... and it still sucks. It doesn't really get any easier, you just...

Moving Forward with Grief

Hey all... Cara from the Online Team here. I was a bit inspired by the "Dumb Arse Things People Say" thread, to start the convo here about grief, and perhaps what others told you to expect when your loved one died, and in the time since.

There's a great...

How to Deal With Grief in Front of Your Children When Your Partner Died From Cancer

Even though you may have known your partner was going to die, nothing can prepare you for the grief you feel when it happens. It can feel overwhelming at times. On top of that, you may be trying to hide your grief from your children or worried about how...

We don't "move on" from grief

Here's a TEDtalk on grief that may be of interest: In a talk that's by turns heartbreaking and hilarious, writer and podcaster Nora McInerny shares her hard-earned wisdom about life and death. Her candid approach to something that will, let's face it, us...

Blended family

My partner Eric 46yo died 5months ago. He had stage 4 cancer which started in his tonsils but was metastatic and spread to his stomach. Eric and I were a blended family I have 4 children 1 girl 25 and 3 boys 22,13 &10 and Eric had 2 girls 14&...

How to Manage My Child’s Grief When My Partner Dies From Cancer

It's hard to think about how to support your child when your world has turned upside down. It’s natural to feel like you don’t have any emotional energy left to give. But your child will look to you for how to cope and need your help managing their grief...