04 advice dating
It’s true: It never goes away, but it does get easier.” — Margaux On always saying something: “My mom taught me to never be afraid to mention someone that has passed away.
The family has not forgotten, and they want to remember the person they’ve lost.
She was drifting in and out, but after one poem, I remember her saying, ‘I don’t know that one.
Write down who it’s by so I can find more of theirs.’ We brought her home for her last days the next day so she didn’t, but it was such a lovely moment and made me remember that my darling, curious grandma was still there.” — Rebecca On talking to children about death: “Since we aren’t religious, I was struggling with how to explain death to our daughter.
It meant so much to me (and, indeed, was all I ate for the next several days). I’ve always agonized about doing the ‘right’ thing.
Some days the loss feels far away, and sometimes it punches me in the gut as hard as the day we lost him.
But, that also meant that we started running out of paper towels and toilet paper.
Now, when a friend has a death, I always send them tissues, paper towels and toilet paper.
We can be happy now, we can laugh, we can hope, we can dream, but not a day goes by that I don’t think of her and miss her.
Once I apologized to my sister for not being ok with it after all this time, and she hugged me and said, ‘None of us are.