Types of Grief and Loss

15

May'20

A Grief Intensified. A Grief Sidelined. A Grief Forgotten.

Like so many things in life, grief is both an internal and external event. Our internal experience of loss is …

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19

Mar'20

Grieving the Death of an Elderly Loved One

Earlier this week, we published the article, Please stop minimizing the death of older adults.  It was admittedly a bit of a …

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16

Mar'20

Please Stop Minimizing the Death of Older Adults

As I write this article, our country is preparing to shut down thanks to the virus-that-shall-not-be-named. Last week my phone …

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21

Jan'20

Absent Grief: Why Am I Not Grieving Like I Expected To?

Never have I ever heard a bereaved person exclaim, “Grief is just as expected it to be!” Grief is full …

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09

Jan'20

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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19

Jun'19

Grieving Someone You Didn’t Know (or Hardly Knew)

Loss takes many shapes. Sometimes loss takes the shape of someone we knew well. It’s tangible and detailed and reflects …

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06

Jun'19

Mourning the Passage of Time

I’ll be a year older next week as far as my license is concerned. That’s a fancy way of saying …

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25

Mar'19

Ambiguous Grief: grieving someone who is still alive (part 2)

Way back we wrote an article on ‘ambiguous grief’ aka grieving someone who is still alive. To keep it to …

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29

Aug'18

Dear Drugs: A Message From Kids on Overdose Awareness Day

We probably don’t need to tell you about the impact of the opioid epidemic, or the deep and painful impact …

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10

Apr'17

Widowed Dads: A Resource Round-Up

Losing a spouse comes with challenges no matter the circumstances, something we have talked about before .  But one specific type …

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03

Nov'16

Grieving an Online Friend: 8 things you should know about cybergrief

When you saw the title of this post my guess is you had one of two reactions: Ah, finally WYG …

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17

May'16

Grieving a Suicide Death

According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2013 there were 41,149 suicides in the United States.  This rate is …

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