HEY, VICTIM……

So very well said. Been feeling a lot of this lately again when we celebrated Benny’s third birthday. How soon others forget that you’re still in pain.

Soul Searching Solace

“You can be a victim in one situation but that doesn’t mean you are a victim in all situations. I’m just saying.”

Not positive, but I believe these words were directed toward me (in a sly way) after I expressed my hurt and disappointment in people in my life who I feel have not been there for me since Ben’s death. If they were meant for me, those words came from a person who I loved but have not spoken with in more than a year and a half. They hurt me deeply.

If I am allowed to be a “victim” in only one situation, I obviously became one on the day that Ben died. I supposedly used up my one chance then so I guess that means that I am to separate everything that has happened to me since Ben’s death, and who I now am, from the actual…

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Author: sheriroaf

Sheri Roaf is the mother of four wonderful children who turned to blogging after her 17 month old son Bennett passed away unexpectedly. Through her writing she has found a way to help herself and her family move forward in the face of tragedy.

2 thoughts on “HEY, VICTIM……”

  1. I love you, Sheri, Parker and Darcy! I can’t wait to see you all with
    A big hug. I don’t understand why others don’t realize that the loss of your child does not go away. Thankfully, others have entered your life.

    See you soon.

    Love, Aunt Dorothy

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