The greatest loss is a child. This article looks at this intense and hurtful grief. If you would like to learn more about loss, please review our grief counseling blog and also as well consider learning more about AIHCP’s Grief Counseling Certification.
The article, “Polly’s People: A child’s death is ‘different kind of heartache’ “by Polly Stram, states
“As the holidays approach, Andrea Barnes understands how difficult they will be for parents who have lost children to violence, accidents or illnesses. She knows what it’s like to cry, and she realizes what good intentions people will have by offering advice on how to cope with the death of a child.
Andrea knows firsthand about sadness and grief because she lost a child, an experience she describes as a “different kind of heartache no matter the circumstances.”
Although it has been more than 20 years since her daughter died, Andrea thinks about her little girl constantly, especially when she learns about others who are suffering.”
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