Heartbreaking confessions about dealing with the death of a pet
While it can be relatively easy to find sympathy for the death of a human loved one, it isn't always as easy for pets. People might view mourning a pet as overdramatic or unnecessary, therefore leading others to hide the painful emotions they might otherwise share.
Several people took to Whisper, the popular app that provides an anonymous platform for people to share their most honest thoughts, to reveal their heartbreaking truths about losing their furry best friends.
It's important to remember, when looking back on the beloved pets you've lost, that they loved you too -- just as much.
Explaining the pain of losing a beloved friend can feel nearly impossible:
Old habits die hard:
The shock of losing a friend can feel earth-shattering:
Moving on with your life doesn't mean you don't miss or love your pet:
They don't say 'dog is man's best friend' for nothing:
Mourning can be an intense, dizzying process:
People often consider pets disposable or replaceable:
Moving on might feel completely impossible:
Previously mundane objects might trigger the most intense sensory memories:
Losing a pet isn't an isolated event -- your entire life can change:
You might realize just how much you loved your old friend:
Forcing yourself to move on too quickly will have the complete opposite effect:
For more confessions on mourning a pet, check out Whisper.
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