Archive for Grief Theory

A Grief Concept You Should Care About: Continuing Bonds

A Grief Concept You Should Care About: Continuing Bonds

I’ve always thought of continuing bonds as an ‘a-ha’ grief concept. As in...  “A-ha! That makes so much sense.”“A-ha! I…
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A Balanced Approach to Coping With Life After Loss

A Balanced Approach to Coping With Life After Loss

When coping with grief, it's logical to prioritize managing the distressing thoughts and emotions that have become a part of…
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two track model of bereavement

Understanding The Two-Track Model of Bereavement

Today we want to fill you in on the Two-Track Model of Bereavement.  Why, you ask?  Because we love talking…
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dual process model of grief

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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grief work

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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“Her absence is like the sky, spread over everything." - CS Lewis

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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Before the Five Stages were the FOUR Stages of Grief

As you may or may not be aware, we’ve been covering some grief theory stuff around here for the past…
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Rando 6 R Process

Rando’s Six R Processes of Mourning

If you follow along here regularly you know we have been featuring different grief theories every few weeks.  Wait, don’t…
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Worden’s Four Tasks of Mourning

We try to keep a good mix here on WYG of concrete, creative, practical, and outside-the-box thinking about grief.  We…
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