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Loss of a loved one
Loss of a parent (7 Viewing)
The death of a parent, at any age, changes life forever and has a tremendous emotional impact. Share your story and your sorrow on this forum, and find advice and ways to cope.
by cal821
September 27th, 2017 12:09 Go to last post
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The death of a spouse or partner brings incomprehensible grief. Find support in others as you work through the stages of grief and learn to live with the many changes in your life.
September 8th, 2020 09:03 Go to last post
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Loss of a child (1 Viewing)
The death of a child, whether from an accident, illness, SIDS, stillbirth or miscarriage, is one of the most painful types of losses. Gather strength from those traveling the same path.
September 4th, 2015 08:31 Go to last post
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Loss of a grandparent (1 Viewing)
One of the first major losses in life is often the death of a much-loved grandfather or grandmother. Use this forum to share your sorrow following the loss of a grandparent.
August 25th, 2015 14:36 Go to last post
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While the loss of any relationship leaves a gaping hole, the death of a sibling creates an especially tender void. This forum is for those grieving the loss of a brother or sister.
by Belle.J
July 18th, 2018 17:49 Go to last post
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Whether you have lost an aunt, uncle, cousin, nephew, niece or any other family member, browse this forum to find ways to cope, heal and learn from the experiences of others.
by cal821
September 10th, 2017 12:42 Go to last post
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Losing someone you love is never easy. As each person in our lives plays a unique role, each death will lead to grief. Use this forum to find strength following the loss of a friend.
July 4th, 2016 14:40 Go to last post
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In loving memory
This is the place to pay tribute to your loved ones: tell us what you loved about them, what made them special, what you miss about them, why you will never forget them...
by cal821
May 29th, 2018 11:43 Go to last post
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Coping with grief
Grief recovery (1 Viewing)
After the death of a loved one, remember that there is no set time for you to mourn your loss. Bereavement is a process, not an event. Use this forum to find ways to cope and heal.
by cal821
June 20th, 2018 09:57 Go to last post
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Children of different ages react to the death of a loved one very differently. Browse or post here for advice, resources and strategies for helping children cope with their grief.
August 24th, 2016 11:12 Go to last post
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Grieving teenagers (1 Viewing)
It's often hard enough being a teen without having to cope with grief on top of everything else. This forum is for teens and for adults wishing to find ways to help grieving teens.
July 29th, 2015 20:14 Go to last post
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For people who are healing after a loss and getting ready to face life once again. Discuss coping strategies, resources, ways to remember your loved one and anything else.
February 12th, 2019 19:26 Go to last post
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Major losses tend to cause people to either question or strengthen their faith and spiritual beliefs. Use this forum to discuss these and other issues, such as life after death etc.
June 27th, 2021 09:04 Go to last post
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Dealing with death
Death by suicide (1 Viewing)
It is especially traumatic to cope with a loved one's death by suicide. Use this forum to find ways to cope, help yourself and others to heal and deal with issues like survivor guilt.
August 16th, 2019 08:22 Go to last post
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The shock and rage of these losses is hard to bear. Whether the death involved an accident, drunk driving, homicide or sudden illlness, post here to find the strength to cope.
February 17th, 2014 01:32 Go to last post
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Dealing with a long illness brings its own challenges, and death sometimes comes as a relief. Post here to discuss your situation with others who understand, and find ways to cope.
June 23rd, 2016 13:06 Go to last post
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The diagnosis of a terminal illness deals a profoundly shocking blow. Use this forum to discuss terminal illness, hospice care and ways to handle this difficult situation.
March 5th, 2017 12:49 Go to last post
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Useful resources
Post here to ask for advice on suitable poems, quotations and readings for funerals, help with eulogies or speeches and suggestions for songs and music to play at a funeral service.
September 1st, 2015 08:49 Go to last post
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Use this forum to discuss funerals, burial, cremation, death certificates, organ donation, autopsies, obituaries, tying up loose ends and anything else to be done following a death.
July 27th, 2015 15:35 Go to last post
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The legal aspects of death (such as wills and probate) can be rather confusing, especially as you are trying to cope with your grief at the same time. Post here for advice and help.
June 13th, 2012 06:44 Go to last post
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Suicide prevention
If you are here because a loved one has already died by suicide, we are so very sorry. This section of the site may be painful for you. However, we are trying our best to save lives, so please forgive us. Post here for advice, resources, strategies and ways to cope, for yourself or for others.
January 16th, 2013 14:48 Go to last post
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Pet loss
The loss of a pet can be hard to bear. Visit this forum for strategies and advice to help you cope with the loss of a pet, and to share your sorrow with others who understand.
October 29th, 2017 19:43 Go to last post
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General loss
We are often surprised at the complexity of grief that occurs after divorce, separation, loss of a long-held job, retirement, or when someone is diagnosed with a chronic illness.
February 18th, 2014 17:08 Go to last post
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The Light Beyond
Reading the nice things people say about The Light Beyond cheers us up when we're down! We're only human, after all. Please do feel free to add your own testimonials here.
May 5th, 2013 14:08 Go to last post
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Suggestions (1 Viewing)
This is YOUR site too; help us make even better by telling us what you want. This forum is your suggestion box for new things to add or change on the site.
by cal821
October 3rd, 2017 11:56 Go to last post
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Relax, chat and inspire
Chat room (2 Viewing)
An area where readers can lounge on a virtual sofa, take time out and chat about things other than grief... feel free to talk about anything you like - whatever is on your mind!
July 27th, 2015 03:27 Go to last post
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Your chance to uplift and inspire others with any quotes, thoughts or resources that you have also found helpful... whether they are about life, love, loss or anything else.
by cal821
June 20th, 2018 09:53 Go to last post
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