Lost my dad

  • Posts: 8
    20/01/2018  22:28

    I lost my dad on the 25th October 2017 I feel so empty and lost he battled pancreatic cancer for 2 years how do you cope with the pain .

  • Posts: 8
    20/01/2018  22:32

    It is a horrible time for you but believe me it will get better it’s so early just now your lost after everything that’s happened I have been there with my dad the time after is the worst I know but your dad would want you to carry on like any parent and fine your own way to cope I struggled for a long time I could say now 2 years on I am better than I was I hope you find some help with the pain of loosing him 😞

  • Posts: 204
    23/01/2018  12:03

    Hi Mazey57,


    Thank you for sharing your experience on the Community with us, I hope Laurie is able to take some comfort from this. 


    Please be aware that we are here to provide listening ear and emotional support if ever you need us.


    Best Wishes


    Brigette


    Marie Curie Support Line 

  • Posts: 1
    02/04/2018  19:11

    I lost my dad in August 2015 . I know what you mean about being lost. I miss his voice every day . I been finding it so hard I try to hide my emotions. I feel like im in a black hole . Any advice My dad had cancer but after 9 months he sadly passed away

  • Posts: 204
    03/04/2018  09:00

    Hi Rck1992

     

    I am sorry to read about the death of your Dad. You described feeling like you are in a black hole; this feeling of emptiness and being lost are natural emotions which may be experienced. It is important to realize that grief is not something which can be fast tracked and there is no right or wrong time in which the process starts or finishes. It is a very individual process and no two people will experience it in the same way.

    Sometimes sharing how you feel can help. Our information about getting support to do this may help  - https://www.mariecurie.org.uk/help/support/bereaved-family-friends/dealing-grief/bereavement-or-grief-counselling

    If you would like to talk about things in more detail please call our Freephone Support Line on 0800 090 2309, or you can get in touch with us via Web chat: https://www.mariecurie.org.uk/help/support/marie-curie-support-line

     

    Best Wishes

     

    Nikki

    Support Line Officer


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