Effects Of Loss In My Life

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The loss of a loved one has never something easy to deal with whether it is expected or not. After taking Wong’s “Death Attitude Profile” I was actually surprised most of my answers were neutral. I don’t fear the thought of dying after all it is something that we will all face sooner or later. The topic of death has been something that has neither scared nor has it ever bothered me. In life we all deal with loss and this comes in many different forms. I have had several different losses in my life, but the two that hurt the most where the loss of a pregnancy due to a car accident and the loss of my grandfather. Both of these losses showed me what true indescribable pain really was. “In the midst of emotional pain, it’s difficult to imagine …show more content…
We simply wish the pain would go away never to return but pain and loss are part of life. On July 4, 2010 I was driving back home from a barbeque when my car got hit by a drunk driver. I lost control of the car and crashed into a tree. I hit the tree and I was thankfully alive, but I was stuck in my car which was destroyed. To make matters worse, my water broke and it took over six hours to get me out of the car. I arrived at the hospital only to find out my child didn’t make it. I cried for weeks refused to go outside and isolated myself from my loved ones. The worst of this was that I was taking my anger out on my husband. After many lonely weeks by myself, I started to feel better and grateful that I was alive. We all grieve differently and I believe that each loss is different. I was mourning the loss of my child and in a way I felt like I lost my …show more content…
I for one don’t believe in wearing all black for several years. I believe this is more of an old tradition geared towards pleasing other people. I only dressed in black for only six months when my grandfather passed. I don’t believe that clothes have anything to do with how a person feels. I dress in color and not a day goes by that I don’t think about him and shed a tear here and there. Many of these old traditions have been passed down for generations and most of them through our different religions and culture. What I have learned from my personal experience is that, I don’t care for any of these old traditions none of them consist of easing ones

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