Remember the grandparents. - They suffer in the same way too
by Tim Line on Sunday, 21 November 2010 at 19:48
This harrowing story was shared with me by a lovely lady who read the 'Bereavement without end' post I shared with you. She gave me permission to share it.
"I lost my granddaughter three plus years ago. The pain that I live with everyday sometimes feels no longer bearable. I try to get through each day hoping no one will notice how truly sad I am. I try to "go on" with my life appreciating all that life does offer. I have other grandchildren that love and want me and I try so hard to be supportive of them; but my heart is broken over the loss of my first born grandchild. There are days when I wake up and tears are flowing down my face before my eyes are even open and I have to force myself to get through another day.
My grandchild did not die of a terminal disease; she was not taken from me in an unexpected accident; she is a victim of Parental Alienation.
My grandchild is alive and well and living just a few short hours from me, but wants nothing to do with me "anymore". We had a very close, loving, trusting relationship for 12 + years; until she went to live with her father. It only took a few weeks for him to turn her totally against me.
I ask myself, "how is it possible, for him to break a bond that took 12 years to establish"; and " how could he have done this to his own child; deprive her of her grandmother’s love"; and " why would he do this";
I don’t have the answers.
I do have the heartache. Losing a child to a vindictive parent hurts just as much as losing them to a fatal illness or accident
If this doesn't move you then you are dead to the world.