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Anon_231457 posted:
My son died September 4, 2009 and it will soon be two years and I am worse not better and I see no point in anything not even life. I would never harm myself but all seems pointless. I have gained over 20lbs just eating junk I suppose I joined a gym but when Iwent there there was daycare and I saw the kids and fell apart as even though my son was 24 the child I saw looked exactly like him as a young boy. I can't work so no money and what little Ihad was spent on his illness that came three years before his death.... I'm just so lost.
Caprice_WebMD_Staff responded:
Dear one,

I am so very sorry for your devastating loss and can understand how seeing any children, particularly a boy that looked like him, would be upsetting to you.

Do you have any support around you in your family and friends? Please reach out to any and all of them and let them know you need help.

And look into your community for any grief support groups. They are usually free and can be a support to you. And please talk with your doctor; s/he may also know of therapists who provide help for little to no cost when there is such great need.

I'm glad you found us but I am so sorry for your need to be here. Talk here as much as you want/need. And journaling can also help.


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