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“He Leaned Into Me With His Head In My Arms”: Reddit Consoles Man Who Had To Put His Beloved Dog Down

They say every union will end up with separation. Even though we wish to prolong the time together, saying goodbye someday is inevitable. When that instant comes, we will need love and care from people around us to get over the loss. Thanks to the astonishing development of science and technique, people nowadays can connect and keep in touch despite the geographic distance. As a result, it is easier and more comfortable to offer backup immediately. That’s when a number of social communities have been built up to share sadness and joy, which are helping many people get over their grieves. Today we desire to slow down the day with a compassionate story from a Redditor who just lost his best furry friend ever.

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The original poster pinned his short story on the favored subreddit r/confessions with his user name u/ThrowRAGrandpa. He had just had his eight-and-a-half-year-long befriended doggy put down at his apartment. They had been through numerous up and down. The dog had always been by his side whenever he felt crashed to give him faith and courage, which made him become his irreplaceable uncomparable best buddy forever.

Source: u/ThrowRAGrandpa

Withstanding the eternal departure of his old friend, the OP couldn’t hold himself together. He felt like his days had been filled up with such heavy clouds that he would never be able to see the sun again. Everything he did, especially in his apartment, reminded him of his canine buddy’s last minutes and seconds. He couldn’t lay himself down for a rest and find peace in his soul without his most treasured existence.

Source: u/ThrowRAGrandpa

Redditors didn’t hesitate to give the man tons of hugs and wishes. Although they weren’t physical contacts but just virtual, they were full of empathy and compassion. Reddit soothed the mourning man with their softest and lightest consolations. They assured the OP his dog had become an angel and would always look down on him. It was okay to burst out in tears. The grief might not be able to fade away, but even when it remained for the rest of his life, he would still be capable of accepting it and smiling again.

Source: r/confessions

Source: r/confessions

Source: r/confessions

Source: r/confessions

Source: r/confessions

People also gave him some ideas to get used to the forlornness. They hoped the loss couldn’t stop him from proceeding to become big and great so that he would be able to shelter other creatures and care for them the way his faraway friend had cared for him.

Source: r/confessions

Source: r/confessions

Source: r/confessions

Source: r/confessions

Meeting and parting are commonsensical. It is simple but quite heartbreaking, yet as long as we still have humanitarian persisting, we can be helped to accept and cherish life along with priceless alive existence. If you agree with us, please hit the like-share button and leave a comment in the zone below so that we can give each other encouragement and support!

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