Helping children to cope with the pain of a parent's death. By the age of nine, Shelley Gilbert had lost both parents. In the 1960s, people didn't talk to children about death – even of a parent or sibling. Even now, they still sanitise bereavement with platitudes. And that's just not good enough, she says.
A stone I died and rose again a plant; a plant I died and rose an animal; I died an animal and was born a man. Why should I fear? What have I lost by death? ~ Rumi #DeathCafeNewZealand #Rumi #tweet #follow
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'The 'why' will haunt us forever' - One year ago today my beautiful, kind and treasured only child, Craig, took his own life. It was totally unexpected. No one knew that Craig was struggling with his life.
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