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Girl Texted Late Father’s Number Everyday For 4 Years, Then Got An Emotional Reply From A Grieving Stranger

Date October 29, 2019 18:23

Losing a parent hurts and anyone who puts a timeline on how long it should take to heal is wrong! No matter how old you are, grieving a parent can be a shocking event that creates sadness and despair.

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After accepting that a parent is gone, finding a way to cope with the loss is central to healing. Some people chose to heal by seeing a grief counselor while others rely on friends and support groups for support.

Girl sent messages to her dead father for years

23-yer-old Chastity Patterson dealt with her father’s death by sending him text messages every day. The dad, who passed away in 2015, was Chastity’s rock and even after he was gone, she felt the need to communicate with him.

On the eve of the 4th anniversary of his death, Chastity wrote his father again, admitting that it would be a tough day for her.

It’s been 4 years since I lost you and not a day goes by that I don’t miss you. A lot has happened in that small time, but I’m sure you know since I tell you all the time.

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She went on ahead to write how since her father passed, she had beaten cancer, graduated from college, and even suffered a heartbreak. The candid message revealed that Chastity is a strong lady who tackled every challenge she has faced with determination and grit.

On the 4th anniversary of his death, someone replied to her text!

Chastity, who later posted the lengthy text on Facebook revealed that another grieving dad had been receiving his texts for the past 4 years! In the shocking but heartwarming twist, a man who introduced himself as Brad confessed that Chastity’s messages have been elevating his spirit as he grieved.

My name is Brad and I lost my daughter in a car wreck August 2014 and your messages have kept me alive.

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The man, who also noted that he had never replied to her messages before, told Chastity that he was sorry she had lost someone so special to her and applauded her growth over the years.

I have listened to you over the years and I have watched you grow and go through more than anyone.

After chastity posted the unbelievable heartfelt messages online, they went viral as people showered her with messages of support. Over 21,000 people commented on the post while 295,000 shared it, proof that her incredible messages and the turn of events touched them.

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For Chastity, the message from Chad was a miraculous sign that “everything is okay” and she can finally let her dad rest in peace.

How to cope with the death of a parent

Chastity’s moving story reveals that a parent’s death can be tough to handle but with time, it’s possible to let go. Other ways of coping with loss include accepting the fact that adapting to change can be tough and most importantly, never let anyone belittle your loss. You are entitled to your grief!

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Also, remember that grieving takes time so be kind to yourself and when you find it hard, call on support from others who have been there too. It’s unfortunate that some people are pressured to hurry through grief; it’s unfair since everyone has their own time.

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