If your loved one died as a result of a tragic event during which many other lives were lost, you may long for recognition of the unique and beloved person you mourn. Relentless media coverage and annual public memorials may be a part of your grief experience. The challenges for those widowed in this public way can be difficult to understand for anyone who has not lived through this kind of experience.
Rebuilding your life after the death of a spouse or partner takes courage and determination. Your widowed community is behind you every step of the way. If your loved one died as a result of any type of mass tragedy, here you will find others who share a similar experience. The list below will offer more specific connections relating to a variety of large scale tragedies, while recognizing that the list is far from complete. Connections can be made by communicating within either the subsections below or within the Widowed by Mass Tragedy discussion group.
Click on these links for access to healing resources such as books, videos, articles and documents related to your specific widowed journey. For additional support, connect with other widowed people by joining virtual meetings, groups and discussion forums.