Maybe you feel like something you did or some neglect on your part caused your loved one's death. Guilt, whether real or imagined, is a normal reaction to grief which can be helpful in itself.  Talking about how guilty you feel can provide a much needed release.  No matter how much we love a person we cannot prevent time and unforeseen occurrences from befalling ourselves or those we love.  Not getting one to a doctor's appointment sooner or sending one to run an errand does not actually cause one's death. Dwelling on "if onlys" will not change anything but may actually slow down your recovery. So accept the fact that you are not perfect and ask yourself "Do I allow myself to remember"?

Views: 37


You need to be a member of LegacyConnect to add comments!

Join LegacyConnect

Latest Conversations

Profile Iconmelony and joanie adams joined LegacyConnect
12 hours ago
gilbert a diaz commented on Jeanne Croghan's group Gay and lesbians who have lost partners
21 hours ago
Nicole Shephard is now a member of LegacyConnect
Profile IconTrisha, Shirley Ann Casey, wally benson and 2 more joined LegacyConnect
Aug 3

Community Guidelines

Please be respectful of others. For more information, read our Community Guidelines.

Follow Legacy

© 2020   Created by   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service