How does it feel to lose a parent, child, spouse, sibling, and friend to death?

Jump to Last Post 1-3 of 3 discussions (5 posts)
  1. profile image0
    snapcracklepopposted 2 years ago

    How does it feel to lose a parent, child, spouse, sibling, and friend to death?

    Many are still grieving the loss of a loved one to death. Are you someone who is still grieving over your precious loss? The length of one's grieving process depends on the individual. There is no time limit in which a person should stop grieving. Sometimes grieving the loss of a loved one may never end. People learn to cope and deal with their loss of loved one to death through many ways. What do you do to cope and endure the loss of your loved one(s)? Can you share your advice and insights on how you get through those rough days like holidays, and fond memories?

  2. profile image0
    Cissy1946posted 2 years ago

    That's a very big question you're asking and there is no one answer, big or otherwise. I've lost my parents, my sister, my husband, my high school best friend, my college best friend, various other friends and relations, and an assortment of pets over the years and the one thing I can say for sure is that they are all still missed. However, they are also all remembered and it's the memories, mainly of the times that bordered on the ridiculous that keep me laughing and the times of tenderness and comfort that keep me smiling.
    Grief is strange and has more to do with who you are rather than who you lost. For all my losses, I never cried at one of the funerals. There just weren't tears. After everyone had gone home and the business of "death" had been taken care of I had my private moments of intense misery and tears. But that eventually ends and what you do next also has more to do with who you are rather than who or what you have lost. Unless you're a person who enjoys personal misery and inflicting that misery on those around you, you will eventually realize that the sun still comes up in the morning, the birds still sing, the squirrels still chatter and chase each other, and your life goes on. You have to make adjustments and sometimes drastic changes, but that's what living is all about--constant change.
    Whenever something happens today, or I see a new movie, or hear a new song, I think about the different people I've known who would have enjoyed the event, movie, or song and it makes me remember them with a warm heart. As long as you have the memory of the person, they're never really gone.

    1. profile image0
      snapcracklepopposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Your experience touched my heart. Please accept my belated sympathies and condolences Cecelia. Certain situations and even quiet times can magnify the pain of our precious loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and Grace on this thread.

  3. gmwilliams profile image82
    gmwilliamsposted 2 years ago

    https://usercontent2.hubstatic.com/12485391_f260.jpg

    Very horrendous.  I recently lost my beloved mother who was my best friend in July 3, 2016.  An era is gone.   I am now a 60 year old orphan.  My father who was also beloved died on October 30, 1990- I was in shock, I couldn't believe that he was gone.   It is beyond horrendous to lose parents because now you are really an adult- no one as a true historical reference, no one who will ever care as much, & no one who is a truer, dearer friend.   With the lost of my mother, it is very surreal.  Yes, I have cousins who love & cherish me but no one is ever like a parent.  Those who have loving parents, CHERISH them & the moment they are alive......The death of parents is a chasm which can't ever be closed........A part will always be missing..........

    1. profile image0
      snapcracklepopposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Awwww sad I'm so sorry for your loss Grace. Please accept my belated sympathies and condolences....Death is truly as the Bible calls it: An "enemy" I lost my dad to death a couple months ago. Its a pain in the heart that seems like it will never leave

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)