Category Archives: Suicide

“Fatal Silence” by Kelly Farley

Fatal Silence I recently came across an article called “Fatal Silence:  Why do so many fortysomething men kill themselves?” published by BBC News Magazine.  I didn’t need to read much further to know exactly what this article was about, but … Continue reading

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New Grief Resource Book

I am often sent resources from the grief community to share with the followers of Grieving Dads.  The most recent resource is a book that was sent to me by Chesapeake Life Center, which is a service of the Hospice … Continue reading

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Barely Above a Whisper

I am excited to introduce guest blogger Tony to the Grieving Dads Project website.  He is a recently bereaved father and will bring a lot of the early raw emotion that I struggle conveying at times since I am now 8 … Continue reading

Posted in Death of a Child, Death of a son, Devastation, Grieving Dads, Grieving Dads Words, Loss of a Son, Suicide, Survival | 7 Comments

“Harvest”

Harvest I thought this would be a good story to share with all of you that follow this blog.  In June of 2010 I traveled from Chicago to Buffalo, NY to spend Father’s Day weekend with a group of 5 … Continue reading

Posted in Bereaved, Crying, Death of a Child, Devastation, Fathers Day, Grief, Grieving Dads Words, Healing, Hope, Inspiration, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Son, Profound Life Experience, Suicide, Survival, Tears, Words of Encouragement | 5 Comments

Phoebes Law

I learned about this law (see link below) and the push for actions in this anti-bullying bill from a fellow grieving dad. Please take a look and notify your state legislators. There is place on the website to find out … Continue reading

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Why Did You Go Before Me? – A Poem

I received this poem from a Ed Mann.  Ed is a grieving dad that lost his son to suicide just over a year ago.  Thank you to Ed for sharing this poem with us. Why did you go before me? … Continue reading

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Who Were You Then – A Poem from a Grieving Dad

I received this poem from a Ed Mann.  Ed is a grieving dad that lost his son to suicide.  Thank you to Ed for sharing another one of your poems. Who Were You Then By Ed Mann   Didn’t I see … Continue reading

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Nightmares Have Taken the Place of Dreams

I couldn’t stop reading this one.  I received it from a grieving dad that lost his son to suicide over two years ago.  His words are haunting and captures the impacts childloss can have on a father. Sunlight comes through the small window of … Continue reading

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August Storm – A Poem from a Grieving Dad

I received this poem from a Ed Mann.  Ed is a grieving dad that lost his son to suicide. Thank you to Ed for sharing this poem. August Storm The sun burns hot above melting dreams like golden love Try … Continue reading

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