Understanding Grief

02

Feb'16

The Truth about Posttraumatic Growth After Loss

Litsa and I have long had a bee in our bonnet over the rhetoric around grief self-help.  Not all grief …

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19

Jan'16

Grief After Traumatic Loss

Recently a reader emailed us and asked if we’d write a post about grieving a violent death. She’d been looking …

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13

Jan'16

9 Reasons It Is Not Crazy To Grieve A Celebrity Death

Raise your hand if David Bowie’s death hit you harder than you expected.  Okay, I can’t see you; you can’t …

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06

Jan'16

Ongoing Relationships With Those who Have Died

I cling to scraps of my mother.  I’ll take anything I can get. I’ve extracted all that I can from my …

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14

Dec'15

Life with a Grief Monster

This is my grief monster. He was born the day my mother died. I was really frightened of him at first …

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01

Dec'15

Everything You Wish You Didn’t Need To Know About Holiday Grief

We all wish we weren’t members of this terrible club where socks bring you to tears at Target, where you …

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02

Nov'15

Understanding Survivor Guilt

Guilt.  We have talked about it from a lot of different angles around here.  We have talked about the shoulda, …

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26

Oct'15

Are you there yet? The pressure to get over grief

Don’t you guys just love taking road trips with little kids?  Without kids, who would make you stop to go …

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07

Oct'15

Grief and The Fear of Letting Go

In the beginning, grief is a fog; a thick, dense, and never ending barrier between you and the world as you once knew it. At one …

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02

Oct'15

Family Misunderstanding After a Death

Ahhhh family. Family, family, family. Family can be great, but that’s not what this post is about.  This post is …

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29

Sep'15

The Grief Wall: Loss of Identity After Stillbirth

This essay was written by one of our grief friends, Alex.  We very rarely have guest posts, only when we …

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03

Sep'15

Grief Myths: Illustrated

A few weeks back we published a post called 64 Myths About Grief that Just Need to Stop.  Today, I’m …

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