Monthly Archives: May 2012

Reaching out to relatives of our online friends

Disclaimer: This post is based solely on the author’s personal experience, any information provided should be employed at your discretion. Recently, I posted and invited readers to tell me what they wanted to know about cyberloss. There were questions on the … Continue reading

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Update on the book

Hello, friends. I’m sorry posting here has been so sporadic.  I’m trying to focus on retelling the story in a way that I feel would honour Chris and help others, one heck of a challenge. I should probably get all the … Continue reading

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Blogging and friends blog hop: my contribution

Linking into the ‘Blogging and Friends’ blog hop at  Bongo Is Me  and  Living with Food Allergies and Celiac Disease. Read more: http://allergiesandceliac.blogspot.com/2012/05/blogging-and-friends-blog-hop.html#ixzz1vPh2DUTi  I realise that this blog hop deals with blogging and friends, but it’s one I feel compelled to join in … Continue reading

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Ways of sharing memories after cyberloss

Hello, friends. I hope this post finds you well. I’ve written before about the importance of sharing memories after cyberloss – and in this post I’m going to explore a few ways in which you can do that. One excellent site … Continue reading

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Research and flashbacks

Finding both old diary entries from when Chris was still alive and correspondence that I’d kept folded within the pages was a painful experience. Continue reading

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The significance of special occasions after cyberloss

“For those of us who have formed strong friendships online, it is often the case that those online friends play a significant part in special occasions in our lives.

It’s been six years now since I was in regular contact with Chris, but I continue to cherish memories of conversations we had about birthdays….” Continue reading

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Five benefits of sharing your cyberloss story

Hi, friends. Sorry it’s been quiet around here, but I’ve been busy with university work and having started the book. I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again…I’m learning through writing the book that there’s a lot to be … Continue reading

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