by Carol L. Meylan
I have been profoundly touched by this article on the subject of loss and grieving.
Emily Kaiser writes in The Washingtonian “How Millennials Mourn” about grieving the death of her 56-year-old mother. She describes the depth of her sorrow about losing her mom and the profound sadness she feels about not being able to share all her future important events (marriage, birth, new job) with her mom. She also shares the hurt she felt when so many people could not comprehend how devastating it is to lose her mom when she is 28.
Rather than try to paraphrase Emily’s beautiful thoughts, here is the link to her piece: