Children And Loss: Warning Signs of Unresolved Grief

Konnor's Lullaby

Putting yourself back together after the loss of a loved one is a timeless process. Grief is a journey without an end. Yes, grief is yielding. It does eventually become less painful, the mercy of time easing to an ache. Although the gut-wrenching agony has passed, who we were and who we are now is a somber reality. As adults we have barely made it through this path chosen for us. It has been a misery only foreseen in nightmares. So what becomes of the children that have walked beside us? How have they dealt with the death that has touched them so early in their lives?

Konnor left behind a brother. Koletin and Konnor were thisclose. Konnor was eight when he passed away on November twenty-second of two-thousand fifteen. He was four months shy of turning nine. Kole was thirteen days shy of turning seven. So young to experience…

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About Sue Rosenbloom, CT, MA

Thanatologist: Loss, Trauma, Crisis, Death, and Grief Educator - My blog is for educational purposes only. I am not a licensed professional counselor - Bachelor of Arts in Human Studies - Marylhurst University (2007) Certificate in Thanatology - Hood College (2008) Master of Arts in Thanatology - Hood College (2009) Certificate in Thanatology - The-Association for Death Education and Counseling (The highest level of loss and grief education). * Hospice, Alzheimer's and Senior's Advocate * Former first responder for Trauma Intervention Program, Inc. (TIP) * Former Hospice and Bereavement Volunteer for Providence Hospice Bereavement Program * Association for Death Education and Counseling Member * National Alliance for Bereavement of Children * Hood College Thanatology Association * American Group Psychotherapy Association * Hospice, Loss, Grief and Bereavement Researcher
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