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Why am i so upset....

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WhoremoaneeGrainger Mon 21-Dec-15 09:18:57

My best friend's dear dad passed away last night. Completely unexpectedly. I am sat here sobbing like a fool. Brought back the memories of losing my own lovely dad 8 years ago, also unexpected. I feel so sick inside. I don't know if I'm crying for her or me, and that makes me feel like a terrible friend.

originalmavis Mon 21-Dec-15 09:21:22

Both. You know what she is going through and you never really get over losing a parent.

Be a kind friend to her at this tough time but don't feel bad about mourning your own dad.

WhoremoaneeGrainger Mon 21-Dec-15 09:27:43

She was so kind to me when I lost my Dad, took DD to school the day he passed (was early in the morning) as DH was terribly poorly at the same time. I just want to go and give her the biggest hug, but I know she needs to tell her own DD who is also my DD's best friend, and be with her Mum and her sisters.

I just pray she gives me the chance to help and support he, the way she helped me. I honestly dont know what i would have done without her at that time of my life.

originalmavis Mon 21-Dec-15 09:30:20

Tell her that - you are there for her whatever she needs. She won't know what she needs now, but you've been there. Has she got family who can make arrangements?

MrsJayy Mon 21-Dec-15 09:31:19

You are upset for your friend her dad is no longer around you are sympathising with her hurt and pain and thats ok flowers

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