Does losing a child by suicide hurt more?


It would be unfair to other moms and dads who have lost a child to say that my “hurt” was worse than theirs.

It hurts to lose a child. Period. No matter how they died. And other experiences never seem “easier” to me when I hear the story.

I also can’t compare because I’ve only had a child die one way and that’s by suicide. And besides that, grief journeys are very personal experiences.

Loss from suicide is like no other loss

That I can say. And it’s not that it hurts more but the intention part makes it very complex. … Read more...