Monthly Archives: May 2010

Loss of a Child: It’s Okay to Ask for Help

Men are often times forgotten or ignored when it comes to emotional support after the loss of a child.  As a grieving dad myself, I didn’t receive support until I, as a man/father, decided to reach out for help.  The pain, … Continue reading

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My 16 Year Old Son Was Murdered

I received the following from a grieving dad that lost his 16 year old son to murder.  He speaks with honesty: I got the news that he was shot when I was at home. In traveling to my parents’ home, I … Continue reading

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Surviving the Death of a Child

I talk to a lot of grieving dads that experience severe psychological impacts after the loss of their child.  I too experienced many of the same impacts after the death of my children and it scared the hell out of … Continue reading

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The Gift of Compassion

The following is a poem/writing I received from a dear friend and angel that helped me through my dark journey after the loss of my son Noah.  Even though she herself was dealing with her battle with breast cancer, she was … Continue reading

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August Storm – A Poem from a Grieving Dad

I received this poem from a Ed Mann.  Ed is a grieving dad that lost his son to suicide. Thank you to Ed for sharing this poem. August Storm The sun burns hot above melting dreams like golden love Try … Continue reading

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First Posting for the GrievingDads.com Project

This is officially my first posting to my blog.  I hope you will continue to check back from time to time.  I will be posting stories from bereaved father’s from all over the world that have found my GrievingDads.com project while … Continue reading

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