How we coped with our tragedies
Dealing with traumas in life

How we coped with our tragedies

Life just seems to be getting harder and harder, even for us. What we deem to be a major problem in our lives, particularly at home, would be shrugged off by others as nothing but a trivial matter, easily overcome. All I need to do is look out of our bedroom window in the morning and count our blessings. I rise a lot earlier than most folks in our neighborhood. But long before I’ve gone to the bathroom to prepare myself for the day, there are people slowly making their way through our streets to the big city. As I ...

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When a loved one takes his life
Dealing with traumas in life

When a loved one takes his life

It is never easy to talk openly about personal experiences in life, particularly if they have been tragic. But, as the sands of time shift, that necessary process does become easier. This is a subjective thought, but I also feel that it differs from person to person. It really depends on the woman’s personality and how deep the scars are. It could also depend on the type of friends or family she has about her and, in their turn, how receptive they are to being good listeners and offering support where it is needed. In my case, I was very ...

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