So many times the loss of a child can cause a marriage to fall apart. These secondary losses are a result of the primary loss and the stress that emits from that loss.
The article, We Lost Our Newborn Baby. Can This Marriage Survive?, by Steve Almond and Cheryl Strayed
“One thing that’s vital to realize is that it’s not the sorrow of a child’s death that tears certain couples apart. It’s a sense of isolation within that sorrow. You and your husband should consider it your central goal to share your feelings with one another, even and especially the difficult feelings: ones of helplessness, confusion, guilt, depression and even rage.”
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