We don’t ‘lose’ our mothers

“She will always be with you,” say the well-meaning, but if that’s true, I want to know why I still feel so miserably alone. Why can’t I talk to her or smell the sweet, clean scent of her hair when I hug her one last time?There’s nothing good that comes out of the death of someone you love, but I have learned this: the magnitude and bottomlessness of the pain you feel is a testament to the love you shared. And while I don’t ever expect to arrive at a point in life where I’m alright with the fact that my m

Source: We don’t ‘lose’ our mothers – the reality is more violent than that | David Ferguson | Opinion | The Guardian

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