It will be 6 months tomorrow and the loss still rears it’s ugly head at odd moments. I keep telling myself, there was nothing different we could have done, but somehow my heart, the one that held her in a special place, can’t seem to believe it. Because social support is so absent when it comes to pet loss, we often feel devastated, embarrassed and totally alone. The studies show that pet loss carries an equal amount of grief as that from the loss of a loved family member, including the physical effects of concentration loss and impaired health. I’m here to tell you, YOU ARE NOT ALONE. Reach out to friends who understand or leave a comment here – I’ll listen and respond. Share this article with as many people as you can. Together we can educate the public.
“Grief I’ve learned, is just love. It’s all the love you want to give, but cannot. All that unspent love, gathers up in the corners of your eyes, the lump in your throat, and in the hollow part of your chest. Grief is just love, with no place to go.”