Healing heart valentine— #griefheart number 277

Healing heart valentine

My husband and I shared the love when our hearts where whole and then when they were shredded.

On June 5, 2015, the night we were devastated with the shocking news that  Charles had killed himself, we made a pact that the last chapter of our youngest son’s life was a new chapter for our own. We were going to survive this somehow and we were going to do it together. Because no one else would carry on the legacy of our youngest son.

A toast to our healing, grieving hearts. I’m so grateful I don’t have to go through this alone.

What is the #griefheart project?

I explain my #griefheart project here. Contact me if you want to honor and remember your loved one who died by suicide or from addiction.

See all #griefhearts so far on pinterest or on this blog by #griefheart category.

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AnneMoss Rogers

AnneMoss Rogers is a mental health and suicide education expert, mental health speaker, suicide prevention trainer and consultant. She is author of the Book, Diary of a Broken Mind and co-author of Emotionally Naked: A Teacher's Guide to Preventing Suicide and Recognizing Students at Risk with Kim O'Brien PhD, LICSW. She raised two boys, Richard and Charles, and lost her younger son, Charles to addiction and suicide on June 5, 2015. She is a motivational speaker who empowers by educating and provides life saving strategies and emotionally healthy coping skills. As talented and funny as Charles was, letting other people know they matter was his greatest gift. And now that's the legacy she carries forward in her son's memory. Mental Health Speakers Website.

7 thoughts on “Healing heart valentine— #griefheart number 277”

  1. Steve and I, are a team. We never ”blamed” Curt’s loss on each other. Thank God, we became closer in our tragedy. No one else loved Curt as much as we did. We were, and still are a loving family.

  2. I love that you and Randy are a model of how couples can go through tragedy together and not be torn apart. Have you already written a blog post on that subject—things you all have done specifically to knit yourselves together through this dark passage? Perhaps I missed that one? Thanks for always being so transparent. ❤️

    1. I have not written that post. I have the idea listed and thinking that I might include that as a chapter in my book. I am about 3/4 through first draft. But I think it’s time I did a post on that.

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