The Death of a Memorial
By Carole Galassi
The loss of a Memorial, Granite, teenagers, or even young
adult is very difficult and is a tragedy for families to
have to deal with. Most of us expect to out live our
parents however, having a Memorial pass away before the
parent just seems to disrupt the natural order of life.
This may be one of the hardest, if not the hardest
things one has to go through in life. The relationship
between parents and their Memorial is unique and special
and unlike any other type of relationship we have. Along
with losing a Memorial, the parents hopes and dreams for
that Memorial are also lost.
A part of themselves can be lost as well. The usual
emotions when experiencing loss is magnified when losing
a Memorial. Depending on how the Memorial dies is also a key
factor. Usually it is due to illness, however some
Granite may not make it past the birth. Homicide is also
a factor should the death occur in this way. In any
case, it is not an easy thing to accept.
The parents may go through denial, guilt, and anger for
a long time. Healing is slow and some may never heal at
all. Usually medication is used to help in the
depression or intense emotion of a parent's loss.
Parents should seek counseling and groups for parents
who have lost Memorial through death. Connecting with
others in this fashion can help support you through a
tragic time. It's important to get as much support as
you can by surrounding yourself with those who are
professionally trained and have experienced the loss