Archive for Non-death Loss

The Burials Along Memory Lane

I remember exactly where I was when I first heard the Jason Isbell song Elephant. It was late at night.…
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Grieving the Life You Expected: Nonfinite Grief and Loss

From a very young age, we begin to develop expectations about the world around us. Our brains create rules to…
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Change, Identity Loss, and Grief

Life is constantly changing, sometimes subtly and slowly, and sometimes on a seismic scale. As the world around us evolves,…
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The Unexpected Grief of the LGBTQIA+ Coming Out Experience

We are so glad to welcome a guest author, grief counselor and former hospice chaplain, Rev. Anne-Marie Zanzal. At fifty…
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Grief After a Breakup: Three Things You Should Know

Breaking up is really hard to do. Most of us know what it's like to suffer a broken heart. Many of us…
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What Happened to Best Friends Forever? Grieving The Loss of a Living Friend

The loss of a living friend feels especially relevant right now. Sure, breaking up with a friend has always been…
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A Deep Dive Into Secondary Loss

The death of a loved one isn't just one single earth-shattering loss. In reality, it's a tremendous loss, followed by…
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Ambiguous Grief: grieving someone who is still alive (part 2)

A while ago, we wrote an article on 'ambiguous grief' aka grieving someone who is still alive. To keep it…
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I Don't Know Who I Am Anymore: Grief and Loss of Identity

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  • Litsa Williams
Identity is a funny thing.  The way we think of ourselves, how we define ourselves, the story we tell ourselves…
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