Archive for Grief Myths

What’s in a name? Why you can’t judge grief by a title

I want to petition the internet, nay, the world, to stop defining, measuring, or comparing people's grief based on title…
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move on after death

Why do People Think we Move On After Death?

I always wanted an imaginary friend as a child, but my mind wouldn't stretch far enough. I envied kids who…
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8 Suggestions for Coping With Grief

Suggestion #1: Recognize that no set of steps, tasks, stages, or method could ever tell you how to get over,…
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I would tell my younger self that...

64 Things Our Readers Would Tell Their Younger Selves About Grief

We've been engaged in a bit of dialogue over on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram about the things our readers would…
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growth and grief

The Reality of Growth and Grief: where the hell is my rainbow?

If you regularly read WYG you might have noticed that Eleanor and I can be a wee bit pessimistic from time to…
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9 Reasons It Is Not Crazy To Grieve A Celebrity Death

Raise your hand if David Bowie's death hit you harder than you expected.  Okay, I can't see you; you can't…
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Are you there yet? The pressure to get over grief

Don't you guys just love taking road trips with little kids?  Without kids, who would make you stop to go…
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Grief Myths Illustrated

Grief Myths: Illustrated

A few weeks back, we published a post called 64 Myths About Grief that Just Need to Stop. Today, I'm…
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64 myths about grief

64 Myths About Grief That Just Need To STOP

Grief myths . . . they drive me crazy.  There are just so many of them, they come out in…
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