Archive for Grief Language

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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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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The Limited Language of Grief

I have been thinking about the limitations of language a lot lately, specifically when it comes to grief.  When you…
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