In Six Words, What Breaks Your Heart?


In Six Words, What Breaks Your Heart?

abstract-740257_640I think of caring for a family member or a friend as a heartbreak like no other.

On a regular basis, you witness your caree at his or her most vulnerable as he or she manages the difficult, copes with loss, faces the declines. It's heartbreaking.

And, then there's what you experience. Your heart breaks as you feel your own losses. Your heart breaks because you can't get what you need, can't receive the support you want, can't participate in what's important to you.

It's heartbreaking from every angle.

So, for this six-word story, tell us what breaks your heart in our comments section, below.

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Suspenders now keep up his pants.\r\n\r\nHis beautiful voice now husky whisper.\r\n\r\nHer worry causes hovering over him.


Tall dad now a shrunken shadow.\r\n\r\nMom, cane want to keep up.\r\n\r\nI now drive; parents now passengers.


Having my Mother physically, not mentally.


He hurts, I can't do anything.


Seeing my husband in excruciating pain

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