This is one of the most beautifully accurate descriptions of grief I have read. For those who need it (or may find comfort from it), I share it here.
From Reddit Assistance:
Q: My friend just died. I don’t know what to do. Read More
You’ll be okay.
You’ll get through this.
Even though it may not seem like it right now.
Right now it seems impossible.
Right now it seems too big.
Right now all the “what if’s” are threatening to submerge you in a mental and emotional tsunami.
Because that’s what fear does. Read More
I remember the first Thanksgiving without him. The first real holiday we would gather and my husband of 25 years, and father to our three sons, would not be there. He died almost 5 months before. And I felt nowhere near ready to face a family holiday such as this. Read More