Silvia Amelia de Araújo, a journalist, was only 2 years old when her father died. Unlike the older siblings, she did not immediately understand the news about the death, but as she explains in this exhilarating account, she felt the absence so strongly that grieving ended up being part of the formation of her identity
When we lose someone, the holidays are particularly difficult. We get nostalgic and the desire to be close, physically, seems to be much stronger. With the coming of Father's Day, we have invited some people to tell good news to their parents or children who are gone. Writing to them can be a way to feel close and the good news brings better feelings and it warms the heart in such a symbolic date. Happy Fathers Day!
In a blog called Medium, the New Yorker Janine Gianfredi writes about her admission to the club of those who have lost their parents, no one wants to go to, but whose members support and welcome "new partners". with kindness and wisdom. Based on her experience, she gives tips on how to act to help those who are going through this difficult time of losing a parent