New Graduate and just lost my dad in a tragic accident - I am so lost, what do I do?
I've come here many times for professional and career advice and although it just sounds insane posting on a financial forum like this for help what I've truly realized is that I can't do this alone and that any sort of support is keeping me strong.
I am an only child and losing my dad has left me numb and confused. It was a suicide and I had no idea this was coming. My mom has been left speechless and we are both so in shock. I need to finish my last semester of college, I had multiple job
Does anyone have any personal advice (how you've delt with something like this, how to keep your personality the same, how to be strong, worrying about my mother being lonely) along with professional advice (father died without a will, mom has no college education and family are waiting on the sideline like vultures I presume, nobody understands what actually happened but also I think the life insurance had been in play for 15+ years so it will be paid out hopefully?)
The things I have done: made sure to talk with my mom and be there for her as much as possible, asked to push my start date to deal with this tragedy emotionally and logistically, reached out to my dean at university to ask for some leniency in my final semester. I just don't know what to do and want someone to talk to. Please any help would be appreciated.