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Loss of daughter

Discussion in 'Loss of Child' started by Clint 71, Nov 13, 2021.

  1. Clint 71

    Clint 71 New Member

    My daughter died suddenly on 10th September, I didn't get the chance to say goodbye and hadn't seen her for a few years. She was 43 years old and I'm totally devastated. I can understand how other people with a loss are suffering.
     
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  2. Chris M 2000

    Chris M 2000 Well-Known Member

    I am so very sorry for your loss. Yes, totally devastated certainly is a good description. People who have not experienced this have no idea what a difficult thing this is to cope with. We need God's strength and healing love to carry us through a time like this and we are here to support in any way we can if it is only by giving you a chance to express your real feelings. We understand those feelings and care about your recovery, no matter how slowly that might be.
    Stay in touch.
    Chris
     
  3. Clint 71

    Clint 71 New Member

    Thank you so much Chris, that is very kind of you, I don't think recovery is very likely although I think one has to come to terms with it and accept it and hope it gets a bit easier as time passes. I do have three other daughters which helps relieve the pain.
     
  4. Chris M 2000

    Chris M 2000 Well-Known Member

    Hi, Clint. Thanks for your response. By recovery I did not mean you will ever stop grieving the loss of your daughter. We never stop missing them and wishing they were still here. Unfortunately, we have no other choice than to make our minds accept that it has happened. I know so many times I thought to myself, 'I can't believe this has happened to me. It is so horrible. It can't be true.' It gradually becomes less frequent to where it is not occupying our every thought and it is the only thing we think of when we wake up. Having three other daughters is a good distraction and I am sure they very much need you.
    Take comfort in anything you can. Take good care of yourself. Get out and take a walk even if it is only a very short walk. I read that the atmosphere holds things that are good for our bodies.
    We care about you.
    Chris