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02

Aug'17

Congratulate yourself, you’re coping with grief

Congratulations! No seriously, congratulations. You are doing it.  You are surviving.  You are breathing in and out and you are …

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29

Jul'17

Grief Emotions Aren’t Good Or Bad, They Just Are

I wouldn’t call myself a perfectionist or over-achiever, but I have always viewed myself as a person who generally functions …

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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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19

May'17

The Uncanny Nature of Grief

If I asked you to list a hundred words that describe your grief, my guess is “uncanny” wouldn’t be one …

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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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