Death of father

My father died 2.5 weeks ago, it was completely unexpected. I am feeling overwhelmed at the moment and my partner and I are also in the process of splitting up. I’m not sure where to turn for help, as I think I definitely need it. Any advise would be much appreciated xxx

Hi Meme,

Welcome to the Sue Ryder Online Community. I’m so sorry to hear about the death of your father - it sounds as though it was a huge shock.

I’m sorry also to hear that you are also splitting up with your partner - that is such a lot for you to deal with in a short space of time, and it is no wonder you are feeling overwhelmed.

I’m glad that you’ve found this site, as many people do find that it helps to be able to share things here and talk to others who’ve been through similar things.

You should get some supportive replies soon from other users. In the meantime, I have found some recent posts you may wish to read and reply to.

Sophie123 lost her mother around the same time your father died: https://support.sueryder.org/community/coping-death-loved-one/cant-accept-it

saz1985 broke up with her fiance two weeks after her dad died: https://support.sueryder.org/community/coping-death-loved-one/where-do-i-start

Hi. My dad died 30/11 and I feel so very alone. I don’t know the answer for you but I wanted to tell you, you are not alone. I know it feels like you are right now. Xxx

My mum died 4 weeks ago suddenly. Sending you big hugs at this very difficult time x

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