For Professionals

12

Mar'15

The Unprecedented Nature of Individual Grief: Trading answers for understanding

If I had a nickel for every time I’ve heard someone say they like ambiguity, I’d be pretty broke. Studies …

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17

Feb'15

Understanding Avoidance in Grief

Avoidance is an important concept for grievers to understand.  Some of you may remember we briefly touched on this subject when …

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16

Oct'14

Ambiguous Grief: Grieving Someone Who Is Still Alive

My guess is that when people read the title of this article they will react with either a, “what are …

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23

Sep'14

Grief Theory 101: The Dual Process Model of Grief

Those of you who love love LOVE WYG’s grief theory posts have probably been a little frustrated lately. After scouring …

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19

Sep'14

Dear Readers: Growth and Grief Resources

Dear Readers, I want to take a moment to write this quick and humble update. Quick because we’re talking about …

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04

Aug'14

Adjustment After Loss

Any loss can trigger a domino effect of secondary losses that one needs to adjust to.  In the case of a …

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08

Jul'14

The Grief of Non-Death Losses

Our society seems pretty comfortable with the following if-then logic. “If there has been a death, then there will be grief.” This …

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05

Jun'14

The Myth of the Grief Timeline

How long does it take to fall in love? How many seconds pass before a parent loves their newborn child? …

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05

May'14

Grief Work: the grief theory of Erich Lindemann

If you have been following along with our series on different grief theories you may be wondering what the rhyme …

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31

Mar'14

Supporting Grieving Families: tips for RNs and others on the front line

We have a series here at What’s Your Grief called ‘What’s Your Question’, where we tackle the grief questions that …

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17

Feb'14

Continuing Bonds: Shifting the Grief Paradigm

Last week we got a request for the next installment in our series on different grief theories. I have to …

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15

Oct'13

Grief Support vs. Comfort: A pro-tip for the compassionate and caring

Litsa and I like to offer advice on supporting grievers.  We’ve covered a lot of ground, from how to write a …

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