My little bro was murdered

My little brother was murdered very traumatically in July and my 12 year marriage ended 3 months later. I am feeling a lot of loss right now and I am unsure how to navigate it. My house is up for sale so that will also be going soon and the dogs will be seperated. Little bit concerned that I’ll have a complete melt down soon but I’m holding it together.

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Hello @DSS ,

I’m part of the Online Community team and I can see that you are new to the community - I’d like to thank you for bravely starting this thread and sharing how you are feeling overwhelmed and unsure how to navigate the next steps in your life. I’m so sorry to hear about the traumatic loss of your brother and the loss of your 12 year marriage. Most community members have sadly experienced the death of a loved one and so will understand some of what you are going through.

I’m sure someone will be along to offer their support, but I wanted to share a few Sue Ryder resources with you that might be helpful.

You might also want to explore SAMM for additional support they offer support after murder and manslaughter
-SAMM- Support After Murder and Manslaughter - 0121 472 2912 or 0845 872 3440

I really hope you find the community helpful and a good source of support and I also hope you feel you can access more support should you need it.

Thank you again for sharing – please keep reaching out and know that you are not alone.

Take care,

Thank you for your kind words Alex, I really appreciate them. I’m not really sure what to say quite honestly. Things are very tough right now.

Again, thank you.

I can see you are really struggling with so much loss Do you have any family and friends to support you.Are you sleeping and eating ok . You should talk to someone and get some professional support You must look after yourself.Had a lot of loss myself it’s hard to cope with it all alone Thinking of you