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May'18

I Am Still Your Daughter…You are Still my Mother

I am still your daughter and, though I often feel motherless, you are still my mother. Our here-on-earth connection has …

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01

May'18

What it Means to ‘Change Your Relationship With Grief’

There are things that you get over in life. For example a cold, your first breakup, or an argument with …

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18

Apr'18

I Don’t Want to Talk About It: Coping with Grief Without Saying a Word

I may be betraying my trade as a mental health professional to admit that, personally, I’m not much for counseling …

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10

Apr'18

What’s Your Memory? Remembering Everyday Moments

What are your memories of your loved one like? I suppose that’s a personal question, you don’t have to answer …

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02

Apr'18

64 Examples of Disenfranchised Grief

Disenfranchised grief is a term that was coined by one of our favorite grief researchers, Ken Doka, about twenty years …

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29

Mar'18

Thanks For The Offer, But I Don’t Know What I Need!

We’ve all heard it before, from the well-meaning, tilted-head friends at the funeral and in the weeks to follow: “Let …

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21

Mar'18

Grief and Oral History: keeping memories alive

Almost every time I delete a voicemail from someone I love I have a thought that some might consider morbid: …

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08

Mar'18

When Feeling Okay Feels Wrong

I look at grief as more of a frienemy than anything else. To be honest, it’s been this way since …

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22

Feb'18

What is ‘Found Family’?

This morning we held a workshop on coping with loss. I know, it’s a very broad topic, but we planned …

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14

Feb'18

A Grief Concept You Should Care About: Continuing Bonds

I’ve always thought of continuing bonds as an ‘a-ha’ grief concept. As in…  “A-ha! That makes so much sense.” “A-ha! …

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10

Feb'18

This Is What Social Isolation Looks Like

It’s winter.  It’s cold.  It’s dark.  I’ve been socially isolating.  There, I said it. I’m guessing I might not be …

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30

Jan'18

I Don’t Know Who I Am Anymore: grief and loss of identity

Identity is a funny thing.  The way we think of ourselves, how we define ourselves, the story we tell ourselves …

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