Losing a baby is one of the most devastating experiences you can go through in your adult life. It breaks you in ways you cannot begin to explain. It shakes everything in your world. Your relationships suffer and your marriage is rocked in many ways. You see, throughout marriage we are constantly changing. But this change is usually gradual and manageable. But nothing changes you as fast as death. Loss changes your entire life, it reshapes your beliefs and the way you see things. I have met people who used to be loud and bubbly and then they lost a baby. And the world lost its color and they are now introverts. Now imagine what that change does to a marriage.
Grief tears us apart
with the reckless abandon
of a tornado.
– Haiku by Diantha Ain [Read more…]