please don't ask me if i'm over it yet. i'll never be "over it."
please don't tell me he/she is in a better place. he/she isn't here.
please don't say "at least he/she isn't suffering." i haven't come to terms with why he/she had to suffer at all.
please don't tell me you know how i feel, unless you have lost someone to ________.
please don't tell me to get on with my life. i'm still here, you'll notice.
please don't ask me if i feel better. bereavement isn't a conditions that "clears up."
please don't tell me "God never makes a mistake" or "it was God's will." you mean He did this on purpose?"
please don't tell me "at least you had him/her for ______years/months." what year would you choose for them to die?
please don't tell me God never gives you more than you can bear. who decides how much another person can bear?
PLEASE - just say you are sorry.
PLEASE - just say you remember him/her if you do.
PLEASE - just let me talk if i want to
PLEASE - just let me say his/her name without turning away or changing the subject.
PLEASE - let me cry when i must.
i was recently given a copy of this, and thought it was worth sharing.
Nine Years and Counting
2 months ago