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If I go to a meeting, will I have to talk?
If you have any questions,
No one is required to talk at any meeting. We understand how difficult that can be when our grief is so
fresh. We do ask that you listen, however.
What happens at a meeting?
Some meetings are simply introducing ourselves and sharing our thoughts and feelings. At other times,
chapters have short programs before the sharing time. The programs may include a brief guest speaker,
viewing a video tape, or listening to an audio tape.
Can I bring a friend with me?
Of course, you can bring a friend, but we ask that they, as well as all members, respect each otherís
privacy. It is important for us to be able to share freely within our group and be sure confidences will
My child died seven years ago, and I postponed my grief work. Now it's catching up with me.
Is it too late to come now?
We all grieve differently. Many parents don't feel the need of a support group until years after the
death of a child. It's all right to come whenever you are ready, whether it's soon after your child's
death, months later or years later.
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