When does the hurt stop?

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About 4 years ago, my wife and I were pregnant for the first time. We were so excited, it hurt. We waited a week or two, which in hindsight was a mistake, before telling anyone. We were sure that things were going to work out great. We had made plans, we had hospitals picked out and our bag packed, and then it happened. She had a miscarriage about a month into the pregnancy. Some would say that we made rookie mistakes, but let’s be honest here: we were rookies. It was our first pregnancy, and our first real experience with first hand loss.
We grieved, we cried, she took a few days off work to get herself back to her senses, and we tried again. Depression for me came and went, as did restlessness and suicidal ideation. A few months later, we were cautiously optimistic about our second pregnancy. We…

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6 thoughts on “When does the hurt stop?

  1. I’ve been there it is heartbreaking. I honestly don’t honestly know, I wish I could, it is one of the experiences that hurts less as time goes by, so sorry to hear of your loss. 🌹💖

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      1. I haven’t unfollowed you. I wouldn’t as I like you. So I cannot understand why? You are unable to see my blog posts. I’m not making any changes to my site. This has really confused me. I am really sorry.

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