Archive for Is this Normal?

Is The Second Year of Grief Harder?

If you're still in the first year after a loss, I imagine the title of this article alone might have…
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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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If She’ll Always Be With Me, Why Don’t I Feel Her?

Written and shared with us by our grief-friend, Cara Jeanne. Sharing with all of you, because we have a feeling…
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ways to get in touch with grief

4 Ways to Get In Touch With Your Grief

A few weeks ago, we published a post about absent grief (i.e., feeling like you're not grieving as much as…
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guilt and grief

Guilt and Grief: coping with the shoulda, woulda, couldas

When my dad died I remember well the intense guilt I had in the months that followed.  Though his death…
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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?How many…
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anger

All About Anger: The good, the bad, and the self-loathing

I originally intended today’s post to be about forgiveness. You know how sometimes you learn a new word like kerfuffle…
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Avoidance Coping vs. Grief Relief: Taking a Break from Grief

Avoidance Coping vs. Grief Relief: Taking a Break from Grief

I've alluded to the fact that I've been going through a bit of a... ahem... rough patch, This is one…
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Things I wish I knew about grief

64 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Grief

We think about grief a lot around here... We write about types of grief, grief theory, personal reflections, creative expression…
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