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All About Anger: The good, the bad, and the self-loathing

I originally intended today’s post to be about forgiveness. You know how sometimes you learn a new word like kerfuffle (a disorderly outburst or tumult) and all of a sudden you start seeing it everywhere? That’s how I feel about

A Grief Care Plan: Your Foundation for Support

We have hundreds of articles on this site with thousands of ideas for living life after loss. But today, after more than ten years of writing for What's Your Grief, I realized there is a glaring oversite in this grief

Grief Support Meets the AI Chatbot

Lately it's hard to make it through the day without hearing a reference to AI 'changing everything', isn't it? And it's no longer in that creepy Black Mirror, create-an-avatar-of-your-dead-loved-one-way. Chatbots are everywhere. The other day a therapist friend told me

The Many Types of Love and Loss

"Grief is love" "Grief is love with no place to go" "What is grief, if not love persevering?" "Grief is the price we pay for love" There are probably a hundred more grief-intertwined-with-love quotes floating around the internet. They're all

I Did Not Kill My Husband

When you connect with a lot of grief accounts on Instagram, patterns emerge. A lot of similar account names - things about grief and growth, remembrance and survival, widowlife and angelmom handles. So when @ididnotkillmyhusband popped up participating in our

What is Suffocated Grief

I had never even heard the term 'suffocated grief' the first time I witnessed it. Or perhaps I should say the first time I was consciously aware I was witnessing . . . something. Something troublesome. I was in my

Growing Through Grief

Today we're welcoming WYG mental health intern Patricia Cole with a guest article about her personal story of growth through grief. A personal story of growing up through major loss and coming out the other side. The Beginning The transition

Why Does Grief Make You Angry at Friends and Family?

Reading that title, you might be thinking that there are approximately a zillion reasons grief makes you angry. And you’d be right - we could make a very, very long list of reasons for anger in grief. Just off the

The First Birthday After the Death of a Loved One

I've always thought of birthdays as a mark that someone's grown a year older. For me, it's always seemed like birthdays are about age because we celebrate them on the exact day a person was born to recognize they've made