After losing a child, many come to your side and listen. Many feel horrible about your loss and look to comfort you as well. However, soon as time goes by, even years, the need to discuss the loss becomes less and less. For those who never experience this, it appears over, but for those who have children or who have loss a child, realizes that such losses never go away. One may learn to adjust but the pain never ceases. In this way, it is another pain suffered by parents when the life of a child loss is years later no longer a topic.
Others are fearful to discuss the loss of a child at any time. They fear the topic is too taboo or do not know how to bring up such a tragedy. In many cases, this makes it worse for the bereaved parents as well, who need the outlet to discuss the loss itself.
The article, ‘When people don’t want to talk about your child, it feels very lonely’ by Chloe Booker addresses this sadness. She states,
“The number one thing you can do to help someone in this scenario is to just talk about their child. It’s no different to a child on earth, to a child no longer here with us, you still want to talk about them.”
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