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Grief Years Later

Grief Years Later: 4 Challenges

Before discussing grief years later, we need to get on the same page about a few things first. Most importantly,…
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how long does grief last

How Long Does Grief Last? An age old question.

"How long does grief last?" is a logical, valid, and common question. Grief, especially early on, causes distress in many…
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fall is my grief season

Fall is my Grief Season. How about you?

I’m operating under the influence of fall. It’s a subtle disorientation that knocks me off kilter just enough for things…
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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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How to Cope When it Seems Like Everyone Wants to Forget

How to Cope When It Seems Like Everyone Wants to Forget

I recently read a quote from grief researcher and theorist Kenneth Doka: "All grief becomes disenfranchised over time." I actually…
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When Feeling Okay Feels Wrong

I look at grief as more of a frienemy than anything else. To be honest, it's been this way since…
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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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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?…
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time heals all wounds

Does time heal all wounds?

I'm not sure when it happens, I guess for everyone, it's different. What day was it when I stopped remembering…
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