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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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When Grief Goes From Just Plain Miserable to Problematic

Addressing the question of what's "normal" or "expected" in grief is part and parcel of working in the field of grief and bereavement. Nevertheless,…
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hey old friend

Hey Old Friend: Reconnecting With People Who Matter

For a while now, I've been thinking about the way people come in and out of our lives. This isn’t…
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assessing online grief support

Your Guide to Assessing Online Grief Support

The Internet can be an amazing source of information, inspiration, and community for people who are grieving.  One can turn to…
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Speak Your Pain

I've been having a hard time deciding what to write for today’s post. I’ve been a little tired lately. I’m a…
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grieving 20-something

What’s Your Question: How Do I Find Support as a Grieving 20-Something?

It is (finally) time for another installment of What's Your Question, thanks to a question from new WYG reader, Lauren.  Lauren…
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Internet Grief Support: With the good comes the bad

Internet Grief Support: With the Good Comes the Bad

We are obviously big proponents of online grief support. After all, that's what WYG is all about! Although the world…
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Support for Grieving Children: Grief Centers and the National Alliance for Grieving Children

Oh man, you should have seen us the other day, heavy bags slung over our shoulders dragging oversized and awkwardly…
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Grief Support Groups: Positives and Pitfalls

The suggestion to "check out a grief support group" seems to be indiscriminately offered to people after the death of a loved one.…
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