“Hours later, I lay in a hospital bed, holding my husband’s hand. I felt the clamminess of his palm and kissed his knuckles, wet from both our tears.”
Meghan spoke on the healing process of having a miscarriage saying, “I tried to imagine how we’d heal” … and then, months later, she remembered that reporter’s simple question, “Are you okay?” She recalled how her answer resonated with people … that she was NOT okay, and it was liberating to honestly explain.
Much like Chrissy Teigen Markle shared her heartbreak with the knowledge of the many women who suffer losing a child … “Losing a child means carrying an almost unbearable grief, experienced by many but talked about by few. In the pain of our loss, my husband and I discovered that in a room of 100 women, 10 to 20 of them will have suffered from miscarriage. Yet despite the staggering commonality of this pain, the conversation remains taboo, riddled with (unwarranted) shame, and perpetuating a cycle of solitary mourning.”
Like many Meghan Markle recognizes the moments of 2020 and how the world is experiencing shifts, trials and changes. She speaks on Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd in which she has also been an advocate for Black Lives Matter.Read more at NYT.