May 5, 2016 | After the Death of my Son | Toby Weitzman
When my kids were very young, toddlers, one of their favorite books was a book called Do's and Don'ts. It was about right and wrong, good and bad, do and don't do. Now in my 60's, with the unthinkable loss of my child, I was introduced to a world that tested not only myself and what I believed to be true, but how the world around my tragedy experienced me. And I could only think of this book, Do's and Don'ts.
Like so many others, I was unsure of the proper etiquette in how to share my condolences to parents who lost a child. Would I say the wrong thing? Would I sound shallow in the wake of such a horrific loss? How can I possibly express myself when I've not walked in their shoes? We have all experienced loss, but a parent who loses a child is another category indeed.
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