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Hi Paul & Maree
I just lost my mum two weeks ago and my dad 4 years ago so understand how sad you must both feel. I wake up crying all the time and the loss seems overwhelming. I really wasn’t prepared for how hard it would hit me. I feel guilty for not being a better daughter and angry at myself and then angry that I didn’t get time to make things right. I am reading a book called “grief and grieving” which is helping (when I can read it without crying). The default position seems to be that death is transformative. But if you are not overly spiritual (no life after death) it’s super hard. I would like to think that mum and dad are watching over me but I’m not sure – do you think that your parents are still “present” ?

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