Mother dating after death of father

22 Oct

All other loved ones are also mourned, but the observances of shiva do not apply.

Ideally all of the direct mourners sit shiva in the house of the deceased, for it says, "Where a person lived, there does his spirit continue to dwell." Thus the presence of the person who has passed away is strongest in his own home. Particularly, a home of one of the direct mourners will be filled with the spirit of the loved one who is now gone.

He took it personally and I found myself comforting him because I hurt his feelings. He did not come to the funeral as they did not have a cordial relationship after the divorce.

Anyway, am I wrong for not being ready for any out-of-town visitors or social events?

A reader writes: I just lost my Mom three weeks ago. The last year of her life was one of pain initially and then side effects from the chemo and radiation.

The study also revealed that family conditions after the death played a significant role. Questions or concerns about the preceding article can be directed to the author or posted as a comment below.

Now that she is gone, I just want to be left alone.

My husband, children and sister have been a great support and I need them around me.

He was also the younger brother of Bill, Charlie, Percy, Fred, George, and the elder brother of Ginny.

Ron and his brothers and sister lived in the Burrow.