Understanding Grief

27

Jan'15

12 Challenges for Grieving Extroverts

A while back Eleanor wrote a great post on grieving as an introvert; if you missed it you should check …

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22

Jan'15

No One is Alone

I’ve been mulling over the idea that no one is alone. It’s a belief I aspire to, but not a …

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13

Jan'15

Parenting While Grieving

When it comes to parenting, humans are a protective bunch. I feel qualified to say this as I am the …

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08

Jan'15

Meditations on the Word ‘Loss’: Can we really ever lose those who die?

I’ve been thinking about the word loss as it pertains to someone’s death.  More specifically, as  Merriam-Webster defines it, “A person or thing …

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20

Nov'14

When Grief Changes Our Priorities (aka should I join a commune?)

I have this very vivid memory of sitting in the lobby of my college dorm talking to my boyfriend at …

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23

Oct'14

Everyday Love: The Death Anniversary Several Years Later

For most newlyweds the first wedding anniversary is day of happiness and joy. Hopefully the couple’s year together has been one …

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21

Oct'14

Grief Triggers and Positive Memory: A Continuum

Central New York, where I grew up, overachieves when it comes to cold weather seasons.   I won’t even get started …

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14

Oct'14

Grief and Isolation

10 signs you’ve been spending too much time alone: 1.  Your laundry basket is filled with a soft pile of …

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09

Oct'14

Small Remembrances and Expressions of Love

When it comes to expressions of love the largest common denominator is the act of loving, the rest is just …

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30

Sep'14

The Ideal of Grieving Well

It seems crazy to think that the world would keep on spinning after someone you love dies. Yet, on the …

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25

Sep'14

Grief, Emotion & Major Life Decisions

I should start out by saying this post is not about some disastrous decision I made while grieving, so don’t …

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23

Sep'14

Grief Theory 101: The Dual Process Model of Grief

Those of you who love love LOVE WYG’s grief theory posts have probably been a little frustrated lately. After scouring …

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