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7 Things I’ve Learned Since The Loss of My Child

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By Nyanchama Child loss is a loss like no other. One often misunderstood by many. If you love a bereaved parent or know someone who does, remember that even his or her “good” days are harder than you could ever imagine. Compassion and love, not advice, are what’s needed. If you’d like an inside look into why the loss of a child is a grief that lasts a lifetime, here is what I’ve learned in my seven years of trekking through the unimaginable. 1). Love never dies. There will never come a day, hour, minute or second I stop loving or thinking about my son. Just as parents of living children unconditionally love their children always and forever, so do bereaved parents. I want to say and hear his name just the same as non-bereaved parents do. I want to speak about my deceased child as normally and naturally as you speak of your living ones. I love my child just as much as you love yours — the only difference is mine lives in heaven and talking about him is unfortunately quite taboo i

8 Things A Strong Woman Will Never Tolerate In A Relationship

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Once you have a relationship with a strong, independent woman, you may be wondering how to keep her. She needs enough space to spread her wings and do things on her own, but giving her that space can be intimidating. The key is to trust her enough that once she’s done saving the world, she will come back to you at the end of the day. A strong woman has high standards and clear morals. If you can not respect her, she’ll move on. If you are in a relationship with a strong woman, here are 8 things she absolutely will not tolerate: 1. Disrespect Respect goes in a two-way relationship. Disrespect is the most terrible thing you can do to sabotage your relationship with a strong woman. A strong woman knows her value and she will not tolerate being treated disrespectfully. Also, trivializing her opinion surely counts as disrespect. All of us are entitled to a respectful attitude from our better halves. The best thing a man can do is treat her the way he wishes to be trea

A sister is a gift to the heart

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Let these sister quotes be ones that you share with your special sibling. Sisters may be a relative, but they always are a friend who encourages us. There is a special bond between sisters. 1. “A sister is one with whom we have a special connection, she is a support and an encourager, and an inspiration to be all that we can be.” Catherine Pulsifer Inspirational 2. When you treasure your sister, you also treasure yourself. Dave Pipitone, Writing Treasuring Notes to Your Sister Self Worth 3. Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship. Margaret Mead 4. Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship. Margaret Mead 5. Be kind to thy sister. Not many may know the depths of true sisterly love. Margaret Courtney 6. She’s always there for me when I need her; She’s my

Hurting people.

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If you have to hurt other people in order to feel powerful, you are an extremely weak individual. – Bobby Mattingly. 5 Powerful Ways To Love Yourself We have all heard phrases that implore us to love ourselves before all else. Many theorize this is the key to many other things like building self-confidence and finding the love of another. But why is it so difficult for people to love themselves? Why is it difficult to accept the fact you are worthy of love? You will need time, patience, and practice to become adept at loving yourself. The battle is ongoing and you may stumble from time to time. Many of the thoughts that nag you with doubt and self-loathing come from inside. But there are times the comments and actions of others can trigger these thoughts. The most important thing to remember is you are deserving of self-love. Therapist, Health Coach, And Personal Change Facilitator, Drew Coster, talks about self-love in this article published in Psych Centr

6 Signs Show That Your Relationship Will Not Last Longer

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We always get excited and passionate about new relationships. We fun with our partner and without analyzing each other’s behavior, we try to know each other. We need to pay attention to what is going on during the honeymoon phase despite your enthusiasm because your relationship can last longer with this technique. Here we have a list of some early relationship mistakes which can occur in the future. You put your personal life on hold. We want to spend every second of our experience with our partner at the beginning of the relationship. We stop talking with our friends and family so that we are always available for the partner. Why it is bad: We can start spending more time with our partner by giving up certain friends and then it will move to the job and losing contacts with our loved ones. In such a case, your partner may lose his interest in you. How to fix it: There should be some independence in a healthy relationship. So you should divid

Heartbreaking Moment As 88-Year-Old Father Reunites With His 53-Year-Old Son With Down Syndrome

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Heart melting footage shows the precious moment a father is reunited with his son who has Down Syndrome, after a week apart. Matt Cobrink, 53, traveled to New York to meet his favorite baseball player Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees. He normally lives in Los Angeles with his father, Malcolm, who is 88. This trip was a wonderful opportunity for Matt. So he left home to meet his favorite sports star. Yet the trip meant he would have to be away from his beloved father for nearly a week, and It was the first time in more than 25 years that father and son had spent so much time together since the death of his mother. Matt’s sister, Marcy, was present when Matt returned home and she decided to record the moment when they were reunited, because she knew just how much Matt missed his father. In the video below, you can see Matt rushing down the escalator, sharply turning at the end to and hurrying into the loving arms of his father. Her big hug full of hugs and kisses sh

Dad agrees to photoshoot with ex wife’s fiance & daughter then sees fiance’s remark about them online

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Until recently, people had been very judgmental when it came to non-traditional families. It’s not that they’ve accepted it as a norm over night, but many realized that everyone should live their life as they please, even if that means two daddies or two mommies raising a child together.  That is pretty much the case with this little princess’ family. The five-year-old Willow shares two loving fathers who love her to the moon and back and will do anything for her happiness. The world learned of this unusually beautiful family just recently when the photos of the sweet photoshoot of Dylan Lenox and David Mengon with their daughter saw the light of the Internet.  Facebook/Dylan Lenox Dylan is very happy he got the chance to welcome beautiful Willow in his life. She is the daughter he always wanted and now he proudly goes with the name of “Bonus Dad.” “Daddy David” on the other hand is happy his daughter will have another male influence in her life. Both David and

5 Signs You Are Afraid Of Being In A Relationship

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I am going to name five of the most common signs, signs that will tell you that you’re afraid of being in love, you’re afraid of being in a relationship with someone other than yourself, and I’m also going to help you get rid of those fears and move on with your life in a healthy way. Let’s begin. 5. You haven’t made peace with your past One of the most fundamental reasons people are afraid of being in a relationship is that they are still being persecuted by certain events in their past, by events that have hurt them in such a traumatic way that it is very difficult to return to their temporary situation was earlier. Even the smallest or smallest trigger can interrupt you and plunge you into this state of fear and depression as long as you have power over you and it will not heal if you do nothing. The fix The solution here is to make peace with your past. I was there, I had a phase in my life when I went back and forth and I hated it. But I was slowly using thi

Sister are special…

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15 SISTER QUOTES THAT WILL MAKE YOU FEEL GRATEFUL 1. A sister is a gift to the heart, a friend to the spirit, a golden thread to the meaning of life. Isadora James 2. Sweet is the voice of a sister in the season of sorrow. Benjamin Disraeli 3. Is solace anywhere more comforting than that in the arms of a sister? Alice Walker 4. You don’t love someone because they’re perfect, you love them in spite of the fact that they’re not. Jodi Picoult 5. There is no time like the old time, when you and I were young. Oliver Wendell Holmes 6. You know full well as I do the value of sisters’ affections; there is nothing like it in this world. Charlotte Bronte 7. Sister is our first friend and second mother. Sunny Gupta 8. One’s sister is part of one’s essential self, an eternal presence of ones’ heart, soul and memory. Susan Cabil 9. I sought my soul, but my soul I could not see, I sought my god, but my god eluded me; And then I sought my sisters and my bro

Love is in the little things...

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The Korean artist "Puuung" has produced some really sweet, heart-warming illustrations which bring out simple, but very important details of how we express love for our partners in our everyday lives. Love is in the little things — and when we had a look at these drawings, we at  BrightSide.me once again became convinced of this. And so, love means... Hugging for no particular reason Covering one another up with a blanket Falling asleep together Cooking together