Category Archives: Anger

“Overcoming The Loss Of A Child Without Drugs Or Alcohol: A Parents Guide

The following article was sent to me by Jennifer Scott at Spirit Finder and it was written/published by DrugRehab.org.  I think its a great read and wanted to share it with all the followers of Grieving Dads.  Make sure you click on … Continue reading

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“Dark Days” by Kelly Farley

Dark Days I was driving in to work today and thinking how far I have come since the early days of my grief. I started thinking about how something as simple as a good song gets me singing (not pretty, … Continue reading

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“Pissed off at God” by Kelly Farley

 “Pissed off at God” by Kelly Farley This post is for the faith based grieving dads with faith based beliefs. I have for the most part over the last 4 years stayed clear of postings that revolve around faith. I … Continue reading

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“Undetermined”

We all look for some sort of “closure” when it comes to comprehending the death of our child, but some of us never get it or struggle to find it.  My guest blogger this week is still trying to sort … Continue reading

Posted in Agonize, Anger, Bereaved, Death of a Child, Death of a son, Debilitating, Depression, Despair, Devastation, Emotions, Grieving Dads, Grieving Dads Words, Haunting, Loss of a Son, Men's Grief, Murder, Trauma | 8 Comments

“Given Permission” by Kelly Farley

  “Given Permission” Some differences in grieving may arise from gender.  It is important to recognize these gender issues.  For example, a man’s feeling of helplessness in the face of grief and sorrow can manifest itself in guilt or anger … Continue reading

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“Fight It” by Kelly Farley

“Fight It” Often times throughout my life when I experienced something stressful or painful I would just put my head down and try to fight through it.  This approach had always worked for me.  In fact, I implemented this approach … Continue reading

Posted in Anger, Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Death of a daughter, Death of a son, Debilitating, Depression, Despair, Devastation, Emotions, Exhausting, Fear, Grief, Grieving Dads, Grieving Dads Words, Healing, Hope, Inspiration, Life Lessons, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Loss of a Son, Pain, Profound Life Experience, Survival, Trauma, Words of Encouragement | 21 Comments

“Constant Mind F**K”

Constant Mind F**K A couple of weeks ago I interviewed fellow grieving dad, Bryan.  Bryan’s almost 3-year-old son Charlie had died about 7 months prior to complications with the flu.  I was interviewing Bryan for my upcoming Grieving Dads: To … Continue reading

Posted in Agonize, Anger, anxiety, Bereaved, Crying, Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Debilitating, Depression, Despair, Devastation, Emotions, Exhausting, Grief, Grieving Dads Words, Guilt, Healing, Hope, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Loss of a Son, Pain, Panic, Post Tramatic Stress Disorder, Profound Life Experience, PTSD, Reality, Scary, Survival, Trauma | 13 Comments

“Two Urns”

Two Urns Most people can’t fathom the thought of losing one child, let alone losing two.  I have two urns that sit on my dresser at our home.  The first one is for my sweet little girl Katie.  It is … Continue reading

Posted in 9/11, Anger, Bereaved, Compassion, Courage, Crying, Dear Friends, Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Depression, Despair, Devastation, Friend, Grief, Grieving Dads Words, Healing, Hope, Inspiration, Life Lessons, Living Simple, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Loss of a Son, Profound Life Experience, Survival, Words of Encouragement | 18 Comments

“What Pisses You Off?”

What Pisses You Off? I think I have been fighting a little depression lately.  Over the last month or so I have found myself worrying about things, becoming agitated and quick to anger.  I feel exhausted every morning.  I so … Continue reading

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“Me Rambling”

I am not sure if it’s the cloudy, rainy and cool spring here in the upper Midwest or something else that’s causing the rut I have been in for the last 2-3 weeks.  Either way, I hate this feeling.  This … Continue reading

Posted in Anger, anxiety, Bereaved, Crying, Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Depression, Dreams, Emotions, Fathers Day, Grief, Grieving Dads Words, Inspiration, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Loss of a Son, Miscarriage, Pain, Peace, Profound Life Experience, Stillbirth, Survival, Tears, weeping, Words of Encouragement | 19 Comments