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Dad's birthday

Discussion in 'Grief and Bereavement' started by Terry, Mar 22, 2011.

  1. Terry

    Terry Antiquities Friend Staff Alumni

    Would have been dad's birthday today :sad:
    Stupid me went and bought a card.
    Just seems so strange him not being here :sad:
     
  2. 41021

    41021 Banned Member

    It's not stupid. **gentle hug**

    My father passed in 1996. I still buy him cards, and he was into lottery tickets...so i buy him a ticket, a card, write a note, and i stuff it in the hole under the vase on his grave.

    I watch the tree that was planted near him, how it grows each year. I go and I talk to him. I cry. i yell. I apologize profusely to him.

    It's not easy, hun. **hug**
     
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  3. total eclipse

    total eclipse SF Friend Staff Alumni

    Not stupid not at all Hugs to you:hugtackles:
     
  4. IV2010

    IV2010 Well-Known Member

    No not stupid Terry.
    the first year my Mum died I bought her a card and wrote on it..I still have it almost 8 years later
    they will always be in our hearts *hug*
     
  5. Marshmallow

    Marshmallow Staff Alumni

    I'm around if you wanna talk *hug*
     
  6. luka

    luka Active Member

    i didnt have a father growing up and i was homeless, but my fallen mates in the army has always been in my mind, every anzac day my mates would go to the pub and buy a drink, we also buy a drink for our fallen comrades. its not stupid of you in any way, its just a way of you remembering your father, just as the same way i remember my mates

    be happy with what you have, your father loved you and would wantyou to be happy :)
     
  7. the masked depressant

    the masked depressant Well-Known Member

    awww i'm sorry

    hope you're okay