Losing A Child Quotes by Laura Schlessinger, Mary Tyler Moore, David LaChapelle, Natalie Portman, Jodi Picoult, Saoirse Ronan and many others.
Losing a child is probably the singular most horrible thing.
I can’t imagine a pain more all-encompassing than losing a child.
There’s nothing that symbolizes loss or grief more than a mother losing a child.
I think losing a child is unimaginable. It’s every person’s worst nightmare. It’s unimaginably difficult. It shakes your faith in the world. It tests your optimism.
I have never understood why it is called losing a child. No parent is that careless. We all know exactly where our sons and daughters are; we just don’t necessarily want them to be there
I think if my child died I would prefer it if I were dead.
To be perfectly frank, there is an odd place after losing a child, where you think somehow your life is worth less.
I don’t think you could get anything worse than losing a child. I think if my child died, I would prefer it if I were dead.
A wife who loses a husband is called a widow. A husband who loses a wife is called a widower. A child who loses his parents is called an orphan. There is no word for a parent who loses a child. That’s how awful the loss is.
If you know someone who has lost a child, and you’re afraid to mention them because you think you might make them sad by reminding them that they died-you’re not reminding them. They didn’t forget they died. What you’re reminding them of is that you remembered that they lived, and that is a great gift.