Understanding Grief

07

Oct'13

64 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Grief

We think about grief a lot around here – we write about types of grief, grief theory, personal reflections, creative …

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30

Sep'13

Grieving Before A Death: Understanding Anticipatory Grief

I spent a lot of time with my grandmother when I was growing up.  When I was young, before I …

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16

Sep'13

Helping a Teenager Deal with Grief

It’s difficult to sum up how to support a child or teenager without being overly general because, just like big wrinkly …

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04

Sep'13

What’s Your Question: Should my boyfriend still display photos of his late wife?

Welcome to our newest feature, ‘What’s Your Question: Grief Advice & Answers’. Full disclosure, no one has actually asked us …

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28

Aug'13

Before the Five Stages were the FOUR Stages of Grief

As you may or may not be aware, we’ve been covering some grief theory stuff around here for the past …

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21

Aug'13

My Mother’s Treatment Journal: The Diagnosis

When you’re having a rough couple of days and feeling sad and down, it is almost never a good idea …

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16

Aug'13

The Grief of an Overdose Death: Part 2

Prefer to listen to your grief support?  Listen to our ‘ Surviving the Grief of an Overdose Death’ podcast above. ———————————————————————————————————————————– …

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14

Aug'13

The Grief of an Overdose Death: Part 1

If you thought the avoidance around death and grief in our society was bad, it is nothing compared to the …

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05

Aug'13

The 8 Horcruxes of Grief: The Harry Potter Grief Model

Disclaimer: The grief model outlined below is completely unsubstantiated. The opinions expressed by the author in no way reflect the …

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Jul'13

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Jul'13

Rando’s Six R Processes of Mourning

If you follow along here regularly you know we have been featuring different grief theories every few weeks.  Wait, don’t …

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08

Jul'13

Disen-whaaaat?? Understanding Disenfranchised Grief

Disenfranchised grief: you may have heard this term thrown around and wondered what it is all about. Disenfranchised grief is …

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