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Jul'16

Seeking Order In The Aftermath Of Loss

Eleanor wrote a pretty great post on shattered assumptions about the world after a death, and she described the following …

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19

Jul'16

More Than Just a Teapot: The items that connect past and present

The acorn necklace my sister, Jessie, gave me the Christmas after my mom died is in this twisted, tangled mess …

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14

Jul'16

Grief is Love

What is grief in relation to love? Quite often I think they’re the same thing. When people think of love …

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12

Jul'16

The Moments that Matter: Looking at life in hindsight

I didn’t have a meaningful moment with my mother before she died. Well, that’s not true, my life with her was filled …

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06

Jul'16

Grief and Regrief (aka growing up with a grief monster)

So there‘s this thing called grief.  You’ve probably heard of it.  You probably wish you hadn’t heard of it.  There …

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28

Jun'16

5 Reasons Why it Can Be Hard to Cope With Loss

A few months ago we received an email asking us to explain the difference between “grieving” and “coping”.  Although these …

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25

Jun'16

The Smart Parent’s Guide to Supporting Grieving Children

Eleanor and I have been sitting around sulking because our shoestring budget prevented us from attending the National Alliance for …

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21

Jun'16

Death, Grief, and Shattered Assumptions

“Some people’s lives seem to flow in a narrative; mine had many stops and starts. That’s what trauma does. It …

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15

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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07

Jun'16

Grief Is More Than Sadness

There are a lot of things we love about writing a grief blog, but if I had to pick one …

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02

Jun'16

Questions of Life, Mortality and Grief

Existential angst and death anxiety run in my blood.  I think I get it from my Dad’s side of the …

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31

May'16

Relief After A Death: the unspoken grief emotion

Whenever we ask people about the emotions of grief, whether it is here on the blog, in a workshop, a group, …

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