I recently came across an article called “Fatal Silence: Why do so many fortysomething men kill themselves?” published by BBC News Magazine. I didn’t need to read much further to know exactly what this article was about, but I did. I also recommend that you read the article as well. It applies to us guys and how we “deal” or “don’t deal” with stuff.
The article really dives into the issue of “men don’t talk” and the impacts of that fact. As many of you know, my book Grieving Dads: To the Brink and Backaddresses this issue. Those of you who have read my book know that I too struggled with not wanting to show “weakness” by sharing my thoughts and emotions. This was the worst decision I made as part of my grieving process.
I spent nearly two years fighting off this pain and keeping it to myself after the death…
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