Support Systems

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Jun'16

An Open Letter From A Grieving Friend

Dear close friend who disappeared after someone I love died, Hey there.  It’s been a while since we talked, a …

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26

Apr'16

Being there for Grieving Friends and Family: Support vs. Comfort

First and foremost, please allow me to explain what’s happening with this post. For those of you who don’t know, …

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11

Mar'16

Hurting the Ones we Love in Grief

Confession time.  Sometimes, I’m kind of a jerk.  Actually, I’ve been an especially large mess during some of the years …

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29

Feb'16

Balancing Selflessness and Self-Care in Grief

Are you the family member everyone looks to when times get tough?  Are you who your friends call when they need a …

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02

Dec'15

Spotting Emotional Manipulation in your Support System

Today we want to talk about people who are maybe not so good for you in your grief or, oh …

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26

Oct'15

Are you there yet? The pressure to get over grief

Don’t you guys just love taking road trips with little kids?  Without kids, who would make you stop to go …

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02

Oct'15

Family Misunderstanding After a Death

Ahhhh family. Family, family, family. Family can be great, but that’s not what this post is about.  This post is …

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09

Sep'15

What’s Your Question: How Do I Find Support as a Grieving 20-Something?

It is (finally) time for another installment of What’s Your Question, thanks to a question from new WYG reader, Lauren.  Lauren …

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26

Mar'15

Grief Support Groups: Positives and Pitfalls

The suggestion to “check out a grief support group” seems to be indiscriminately offered to people after the death of a loved one. …

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22

Jan'15

No One is Alone

I’ve been mulling over the idea that no one is alone. It’s a belief I aspire to, but not a …

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06

Jan'15

Grief and Facebook: the good, the bad and the ugly

As you may have heard, last week Facebook apologized for the pain that their Year in Review algorithm caused more than just …

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11

Nov'14

New Perspective on Old Traditions: Grief and the Holidays

Friends, the time has come. Gather up your emotional armor and summon all your strength for today you will begin …

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