“studies indicated that while men tended to have less intense and less enduring levels of negative psychological outcomes than women, they are more likely to engage in compensatory behaviours, such as increased alcohol consumption. Qualitative studies indicated that men often feel that their role is primarily as a ‘supporter’ to their female partner, and that … Continue reading Change is Needed
The 14th June 2020 marks 7 years since you were born and cruelly taken away from us 19 hours later. There is not a day that goes by that I wish I could hold you just one more time. 7 years later I still ask why me , what did I do that was so … Continue reading 7th Birthday without you
A very detailed study at the impact of men following the loss of a child,grandchild . Survey conducted and owned by Daddys With Angels . Follow link below to download child-death-and-the-impact-on-the-mental-well-being-of-fathers-1Download
**The views expressed in here are that of my own taken from my own experiences **So for the last few days I have been sat pondering the question "would I change anything that happened in the last 6 Years?" The short answer would be no , now that may divide opinion but its the reality … Continue reading Would I change the Last 6 Years?
12/05/2019 Will go down as the day I truly realised I was finally at peace with the loss of Oliver. I had a conversation with a close friend of mine who was going through the same thing and as we spoke more I realised that about a year ago I think I got to that … Continue reading Acceptance & Mental Health
25th of December a date that uses to bring so much joy. Yet here I am, teary eyed and dreading the day even though I have my rainbow to see open her gifts . There is a void in the whole day , Oliver isnt here and by all our rainbows milestones and actions we … Continue reading Xmas day struggles of an Angel Dad
As Christmas is fast approching and the pressure of celebrating Christmas is mounting, I want to take a moment to assure you that you are not alone in feeling the way you are. One thing us angel dads understand is the pressure from society into just "manning up" and getting on with it. The very … Continue reading The Holiday struggles of an Angel Dad.
Never would be the answer With this week been baby loss awareness week ,its a good week to see other people sharing their story's and experiences. One thing this has sadly highlighted for me is how many Angel mums feel like they are frauds because they lost early on and that they did not get … Continue reading When is a loss not a loss?
The topic of this blog will be based on my experiences of having a rainbow baby. There is one thing almost guaranteed when you loose a child and that at some point someone will say something along the lines of " Your young you can try again."or" When are you trying … Continue reading Rainbow tears
My name is Scott McCluskey and I would like to give you a brief insight of my life, I had been with my partner for around 3 years before she fell pregnant, I was roughly 21 and she was 20 at 5 and a half months pregnant she started losing blood, so we … Continue reading I MISS MY BOY