Dealing With the Death of a Parent or Sibling

Updated: Apr 22, 2021

Dealing With the Death of a Parent or Sibling

As children our biggest fear is losing a parent, well, for me it was. It was a huge fear and even when I grew to a teenager and an adult, the thought of not having my parents was unbearable. Dealing with the death of a parent or sibling is a rollercoaster, and I know this from experience. Death is scary, but it is a fact of life. You are going to die and so am I. Many of us will face the death of close family and friends during our lifetime. I have had experienced many funerals of friends and in-laws, and unfortunately my brother aged 34, my mother 5 years ago and my dad last year.

All three grieving processes were different for me and I will explain each.

You are probably reading this article because you have a parent who is sick and maybe near the end of their life or you have recently lost a parent and you are overwhelmed with grief. Trust me, I have been there, so let me hold your hand and give you some cyber love.

Because I have faith that only our bodies die, not our souls, it did help me with my grief, however it did not take away the raw emotional pain.

I have linked to some other articles below on why I believe this to be true and to elaborate more on the de