Understanding Grief

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May'14

Grief Work: the grief theory of Erich Lindemann

If you have been following along with our series on different grief theories you may be wondering what the rhyme …

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Apr'14

Nostalgia and Yearning in Grief

“Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in …

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Mar'14

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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24

Mar'14

16 Tips for Continuing Bonds with People We’ve Lost

With decades of grief theory that focused on closure, acceptance, and moving on, it is no wonder that so many …

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Mar'14

64 MORE Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Grief

Back in October, I wrote a post of 64 things I wish someone had told me about grief.   I …

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Mar'14

Saying Goodbye to a Home and Grieving Places Past

My grandmother belonged in her home like a doll in her dollhouse. Each article of clothing, piece of furniture, and …

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19

Feb'14

Making Amends in Grief

Oh beautiful readers, I want you to know you are all wonderful and you are all special. It only follows …

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Feb'14

Continuing Bonds: Shifting the Grief Paradigm

Last week we got a request for the next installment in our series on different grief theories. I have to …

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Feb'14

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

I’ve eluded to the fact that I’ve been going through a bit of a…ahem…rough patch, This is one of those …

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Jan'14

Making Choices

My little brother is leaving for South Sudan this afternoon.  Those of you who pay attention to the news (admittedly …

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Nov'13

When Death Brings Out the Worst: Family Fighting After a Death

Death brings out the best and worst in families. Working with patients and families at the end-of-life, we’ve seen behavior …

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Nov'13

Making Decisions on a Loved One’s Behalf

Today we are going to discuss the important task of making decisions on the behalf of a loved one, a position …

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