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Love can never offend

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It’s now 84 days since my dad died. It’s been strange stuck halfway across the planet, unable to grieve with my family.


13 Jul 2020
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Love can never offend

Jennie Ridyard

I learned that when someone you love loses someone they love you cannot be in touch too much. It’s now 84 days since my dad died. It’s been strange stuck halfway across the planet, unable to grieve with my family, and I still partly believe when I finally get home he’ll be there somehow, that his spirit will linger, that I’ll see his dent on his pillow, that I’ll bury my face in his wardrobe and find the essence of him there, like one more hug. However, what’s been strange too, and touching and baffling in varying degrees, is the...

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