Started by TheSadnessWillLastForever, November 25, 2020, 09:11:38 PM
Quote from: TheSadnessWillLastForever on November 25, 2020, 09:11:38 PMI've been grieving the death of a loved one (happened a long time ago) but I've been thinking about him a lot and how much I miss him. It kills me that I will never see or talk to him ever again, does anyone have any suggestions for how I should deal with this thought? How do you deal with loss? Thanks
Quote from: TheSadnessWillLastForever on November 26, 2020, 02:46:44 PMI am here at the suggestion of my therapist and honestly I just wanted to see if other atheists could help me or give me advice. I do wish I could see my loved one again but I do not want an afterlife, not even a little bit.
Quote from: TheSadnessWillLastForever on November 26, 2020, 02:50:02 PMHe was my best friend for years then my boyfriend for a little while then he killed himself, but this was years ago as I mentioned. I thought I had moved on but the grief has come back in waves and is overwhelming me. I used to be a Christian but I haven't been for a long time.
Quote from: Icarus on November 29, 2020, 02:34:55 AMHere is a read that may be of use to you. https://getpocket.com/explore/item/elizabeth-gilbert-on-love-loss-and-how-to-move-through-grief-as-grief-moves-through-you?utm_source=pocket-newtab
Quote from: Ecurb Noselrub on November 29, 2020, 12:44:29 AMDear Sad, you are among sympathetic ears and hearts. Tell us anything you want to about your loved one - we will consider it sacred.
Quote from: TheSadnessWillLastForever on November 29, 2020, 06:43:50 PMQuote from: Ecurb Noselrub on November 29, 2020, 12:44:29 AMDear Sad, you are among sympathetic ears and hearts. Tell us anything you want to about your loved one - we will consider it sacred. He was beautiful. Black hair and blue eyes, tall as fuck lol. It was his words I fell in love with, and his smile. We stayed up texting each other all night. He was a great storyteller, his best stories were the ones he made up of what our future together would hold. He was very funny, often trying his best to make me smile or laugh because he loved to see it, despite how crooked my teeth are. He was a great poet too, the kind that doesn't rhyme but would make you think. Make you cry. Make you appreciate life and your loved ones. He was a big fan of Edgar Allan Poe, his favorite poem being the one about Annabelle Lee. I still read it when I miss him. We loved with a love that was more than love. He was my soulmate. But his home life was really bad, he was suffering a great deal. I am glad he's not suffering anymore, I just miss him and I wish he would've reached out for help before doing what he did. Thank you for letting me talk about him