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My Child’s Grief

Today I received a text from my middle daughter, Amber, it’s a screenshot, and her words are “this will really hurt Josh,” and my heart skips a beat and then drops. The screenshot is yet another Facebook post about another of his friends passing away.

It has been barely a month since he lost one of his close friends from junior high died. My heart breaks for his mother, my heart breaks for my son, who is still deep in depression over the last…



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Jennifer Estes

I started writing about 2 years ago to cope with my struggles in life. I write about grief, caregiving, substance use disorder, and the death care industry.