Category Archives: Murder

“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

“Bad Day” by Kelly Farley

“Bad Day” Many of the posts I write are triggered by thoughts that come to me throughout the day or they are generated by conversations I have with many of the grieving dads I speak with.  A few days ago … Continue reading

Posted in Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Death of a daughter, Death of a son, Debilitating, Despair, Devastation, Fear, Grief, Grieving Dads Words, Having a Bad Day, Healing, Life Lessons, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Loss of a Son, Miscarriage, Murder, Peace | 40 Comments

“Rub Some Dirt On It”

Rub Some Dirt On It We have all been taught things early in our life that were wrong.  Not the 2 + 2 = 4 kind of stuff.  I mean life stuff, the kind of stuff that shapes your approach … Continue reading

Posted in Bereaved, Compassion, Courage, Crying, Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Depression, Despair, Devastation, Emotions, Grief, Grieving Dads Words, Healing, Inspiration, Life Lessons, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Loss of a Son, Miscarriage, Murder, Pain, Stillbirth, Survival, Tears, weeping, Words of Encouragement | 7 Comments

My 16 Year Old Son Was Murdered

I received the following from a grieving dad that lost his 16 year old son to murder.  He speaks with honesty: I got the news that he was shot when I was at home. In traveling to my parents’ home, I … Continue reading

Posted in Death of a Child, Grief, Grieving Dads Words, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Son, Murder | 3 Comments