Give Grief a Chance Podcast
A podcast about bringing grief awareness out into the open. A project to help people connect, and share their experiences with grief and loss
This episode is dedicated to my big brother Steve. I think the death of a sibling is one of the most neglected losses. No matter what age you lose a sibling, and no matter what your relationship was like. When they die, your life changes.
Some friendships last for years and if your fortunate enough, others can last a life time. But, like most things in life, there are no guarantees when it comes to friendships. Some may end in a fight or betrayal a few run their course, and sadly, some may end with death.
A breakup or divorce is one of the most stressful and emotional experiences, and for many people it can feel like the end of the world. Whether you wanted it or not, the breakup of a relationship can be heartbreaking and trigger so many upsetting and painful emotions.
Men grieve just as much as anyone. However, our society seems to expect them to ... stay strong... suck it up, and hold it all together. Sadly, by doing that, it means for many men, showing their emotions is a sign of weakness, as most of them have been conditioned and lied to since they we're young boys.
Suicide, can leave those left behind with so many unanswered questions. It can leave people feeling guilty wondering if there were any signs that they missed. Unfortunately though, the majority of people turn to logic to try and deal with a totally emotional event.
Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.