Understanding Grief

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Apr'20

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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27

Mar'20

In a World Filled With Loss, Who Gets to Grieve?

Over the last few weeks, like many of you, I’ve been watching press conferences and reading articles about the-virus-that-shall-not-be-named. I’ve …

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26

Mar'20

8 Reasons Your Grief Feels Worse Right Now

Over the last couple of weeks, we have been flooded with emails, comments, and DMs from people sharing that in …

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09

Mar'20

Rethinking Acceptance in Grief: a love/hate story

I can’t remember when I first heard about the five stages of grief. But, I do know it must have …

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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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06

Nov'19

What are Stuck Points in Grief?

What are “stuck points”? In 1992, researchers Resick and Schnicke first described the term “stuck points” in their work exploring …

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05

Sep'19

Facing Loss: When Hope and Grief Co-Exist

My mother died of pancreatic cancer. If you know anything about pancreatic cancer, you know that the survival statistics are …

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29

Aug'19

Times Like These, I Wish You Were Here

Times like these – when ‘I’m scared and worried – I wish you were here. When the seconds slow and …

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10

Jul'19

WYG’s Definition of Grief

We’ve written extensively about grief over the years. We’ve expanded and clarified; we’ve waxed poetic; and, yes, perhaps we’ve even …

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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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23

May'19

Self-Stigma in Grief: What is it and why does it matter?

Death, loss, and grief are experiences that impact almost every being on Earth at some point. These universal experiences touch everyone …

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