Getty Images"I felt more like a failure than I'd felt in a very long time," Lisa Ling explained on the View last Friday, regarding the miscarriage she suffered six months ago. "We actually [hadn't] been trying that long. I don't know that I took it as seriously as I should have because it happened so fast. But then, when I heard the doctor say there was no heartbeat, it was like bam!, like a knife through the heart."
To help deal with her grief, and to help others dealing with similar issues, Ling recently launched the website The Secret Society of Women, a sort of online confessional space, where women can share everything from hidden feelings of grief to secret addictions, and find understanding and consolation from fellow members along the way.
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Though enduring a failed pregnancy is a seldom-discussed situation that can feel extremely isolating for women, it's not at all uncommon. According to the American Pregnancy Association,Read More »from On Lisa Ling's new website, women find ways to cope with tragedy