The Comfort Zone

This area is all about sharing. I’ve received countless comments from readers of my blog about how helpful they have found reading another mother’s experience of child loss – and it’s not just people who’ve lost children – I’ve heard from widows, siblings and adults having lost a parent. To read another mourner’s story can be immensely comforting, but mostly it’s about reading another experience to which you can relate, to know you’re not alone.

Seeking comfort?

If you’re looking for help at any stage in your grief, I hope to offer you useful advice here as well as point you in the direction of people and organisations who might be able to help. It’s a work in progress so do please keep coming back. Also, if there is something you’d like advice with – for example, planning a funeral for your child, dealing with media interest, or how to remember your loved ones on special days – please feel free to drop me an email using the form below. I will always respond to your message.

Sharing your story?

If you already blog about your loss and would like to link up, I’d be happy to share it with my readers. Grief is easier to deal with when we feel that we’re not alone, and I know I have taken comfort reading other people’s stories. Or you may not even be a blogger but you still have written a special letter, prayer or poem to your lost child. I’d love to share your words so simply message me below.

8 thoughts on “The Comfort Zone

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  2. I too have experienced loss. I don’t want to blog my story/stories, but my losses have been profound. Loss of my parents, two brothers, my fiance and now my sister is on hospice all within a 2 month period. I am now the old folk providing care and support for my family while working as a Chaplain and Bereavement Coordinator for Agape Senior. I also have my sister at my home to ensure she gets the best of care.

    • Hi Alma, i was so saddened by your comment as you mentioned the profound losses in your life. I often think I’m only dealing with one death, which is enough, and to lose more loved ones seems unbearable. You sound like you are doing great work in their memory. Thank you so much for sharing that with me xxx

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  4. Hello Alma . My deepest condolences for your loss.I too have recently loss my significant other of 7 years. We shared 4 children together ( 2 sets of twins) and i started blogging recently and it feels amazing to express my feelings because i feel so alone without him. Im truly trying to find other peiple like me to connect and find comfort in. Could you help me find women like me . i assume by sharing my blog or posting on my blog or if i leave a post. I truly dont know whats the most effective. I Just want to connect.

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