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19

Jul'17

Is ‘Deathiversary’ Actually A Word?

I am kind of obsessed with words that should exist but don’t (or that don’t exist in English, at least). …

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11

Jul'17

Losing Relationships: I hate it

Last night as I was falling asleep I had a memory of being in my grandmother’s living room. ‘Memory’ may actually …

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06

Jul'17

When Sobriety Meets Grief (and grief meets sobriety)

I have wanted to write an article about the convergence of grief and sobriety for a long time. However, the topic …

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20

Jun'17

Grief Metaphors, Analogies, and Similes

Last month we asked our readers to share their grief metaphors, analogies, and similes. I had made the observation that …

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18

Jun'17

From One Grieving Dad to Another

We asked grieving dads on social media to tell us what they would tell another grieving dad.  What would they …

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06

Jun'17

A Balanced Approach to Coping With Life After Loss

When coping with grief, it’s logical to prioritize managing the distressing thoughts and emotions that have become a part of …

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31

May'17

The Surprising Truth About Ritual and Grief

Ritual.  When you read the word, what comes to mind?  If I were to take a guess, I’d say maybe …

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25

May'17

Grief is like…

Grief is not an illness – physical or psychological – but sometimes it feels like one. Its onset causes an overwhelming …

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11

May'17

The Link Between Hardship and Creative Expression

  Although Litsa and I are different in many ways, one thing we’ve always had in common is a love …

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09

May'17

A Mother’s Chorus: Grieving a Child on Mother’s Day

A few days ago, we reached out to our readers and asked for their help writing a post in anticipation …

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02

May'17

What they meant to say: Looking beyond hurtful comments in grief

I want to be upfront with you. This post is about giving the benefit of the doubt to people who …

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26

Apr'17

Hey there grief-brain, I’m ignoring you today.

I am in a massive writing rut.  Wait, let me restate that.  I am in a massive rut that has …

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