Most Shared Posts: Why Friends Abandon Grievers


It happens in all kinds of ways. 
 One friend just slowly backs off from liking posts on Facebook, waves at a distance from across the sanctuary, stops texting to check up on me.

Another observes complete radio silence as soon as she walks away from the graveside. 

Still another hangs in for a few weeks-calls, texts, even invites me to lunch until I can see in her eyes that my lack of “progress” is making her uneasy.  Then she, too, falls off the grid.

Why do people do that? 

Read the rest here: https://thelifeididntchoose.com/2018/03/08/why-friends-abandon-grievers/

Author: Melanie

I am a shepherd, wife and mother of four amazing children, three that walk the earth with me and one who lives with Jesus. This is a record of my grief journey and a look into the life I didn't choose. If you are interested in joining a community of bereaved parents leaning on the promises of God in Christ, please like the public Facebook page, "Heartache and Hope: Life After Losing a Child" and join the conversation.

2 thoughts on “Most Shared Posts: Why Friends Abandon Grievers”

  1. I wish i could share

    On Tue, Sep 24, 2019, 7:00 PM thelifeididntchoose wrote:

    > Melanie posted: ” It happens in all kinds of ways. One friend just slowly > backs off from liking posts on Facebook, waves at a distance from across > the sanctuary, stops texting to check up on me. Another observes complete > radio silence as soon as she walks aw” >

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