I lost my beautiful daughter to suicide 3 years ago she was 28 with 4 children she was a single parent and worked in the community I have her youngest with me and the other 3 are with her ex husband I feel numb I feel I should of known she was struggling being her mum I miss her so much I feel I am just existing and going through the motions I don’t know what to do
I can see that you’re new to the community. I hope you find it to be a support to you, but I am so sorry for the loss of your daughter that brings you here.
You say you are feeling numb and only going through the motions. I wanted to share some sources of support that might help you right now.
Child Bereavement UK support families with the loss of a child. They also support bereaved children. You can call their helpline on 0800 02 888 40.
The Compassionate Friends support families who have lost a child of any age. You can call them on 0345 123 2304
Sue Ryder also has some resources which can help you cope with grief.
Our Grief Guide self-help platform which has information, resources and advice to help you through your grief
Our Grief Coach text service, which sends you personalised text support via SMS
Our free Online Bereavement Counselling which is held via video chat
Our Bereavement Information pages which can walk you through what you are going through.
Thank you again for sharing – please keep reaching out and know that you are not alone.