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Okay so my uncle passed away on the day of my birthday. Ever since that day i have been depressed..crying all the time and just in a state of shock. he died very quickly and was very unexpected. i am now hearing how he would always talk so highly of me and that i was his favorite. which really really breaks my heart. Has anyone ever had a relative that they were really close with pass away on their birthday, if so how did you deal with it? Do you still celebrate your birthday when it comes around? i am so lost and just hurting so much.Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 7:52 PM on Sep. 1, 2012 in Relationships
Answer by 3libras at 7:54 PM on Sep. 1, 2012
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Answer by luvmygrandbaby at 8:00 PM on Sep. 1, 2012
My Gpa passed 3 days before my son's B-day & we had his funeral the day after my son's B-day. He was crushed to say the least. In fact, the poor boy had bad luck on or around his B-day for like 4 yrs. Seemed like something horrible happened & he about had himself convinced that his B-day was cursed. I had to remind him that it was a BLESSING, not a curse & after having a B-day go by smoothly he began to relax about it. Your uncle said you were his fav. & he wouldn't want you to be feeling bad on your special day. I'm sure in time you will appreciate the good times you shared & fond memories, rather than focusing on the day it all ended. *Hugs*
Answer by mrsmom110 at 8:02 PM on Sep. 1, 2012
Answer by txdaniella at 8:04 PM on Sep. 1, 2012
Anon- if you are having hard time, whether it's a month or a year or even longer, grief counseling, whether individual or group, can help. Hospice offers it for free, even if the person who passed did not use their services.
Answer by mrsmom110 at 8:21 PM on Sep. 1, 2012
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