I know that when I first stumbled onto a bereaved parent group, it was one of the things I was looking for: evidence that the overwhelming pain of child loss would not last forever.
Some days I was encouraged as those who had traveled farther down this path posted comments affirming that they could feel something other than sorrow.
Some days I was devastated to read comments from parents who buried a child decades ago asserting that “it never gets better”.
Who is right?
What’s the difference?
Do I have any control over whether or not this burden gets lighter?
Read the rest here: Will It Ever Get Better?
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I miss my son, Kyle, and sometimes it hurts so badly. It will be 6 years in April and I don’t think I have done a good job of working through the grief. I read your posts, and you are so strong and wise. Thank you for the helpful words.