Understanding Grief

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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08

Sep'14

Dear Daughter: Mourning lost memories

Dear Daughter, You will be 5 in a few short days. You’re starting pre-school, you’re learning your letters, you can …

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27

Aug'14

So Much For Happily Ever After: When life doesn’t turn out the way you planned

Although I like books, I haven’t authored a single grief book review for What’s Your Grief. Book reviews are Litsa’s …

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04

Aug'14

Adjustment After Loss

Any loss can trigger a domino effect of secondary losses that one needs to adjust to.  In the case of a …

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24

Jul'14

Guilt and Grief: coping with the shoulda, woulda, couldas

When my dad died I remember well the intense guilt I had in the months that followed.  Though his death …

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10

Jul'14

What’s Your Question: Should Children Attend Funerals?

I was talking some friends a while back about when they went to their first funeral (that’s what you get …

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08

Jul'14

Expanding Our Understanding of Loss and Grief

Our society seems pretty comfortable with the following if-then logic. “If there has been a death then there will be …

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30

Jun'14

Grief and Faith: the relationship between belief and grief

I have had several people tell me recently that well-intentioned friends and pastors have thrown a little quip at them …

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18

Jun'14

Photos of Deceased Loved Ones: The Great Debate

I’m not sure if it’s coincidence or trend that’s recently led me to several online articles and posts discussing whether …

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05

Jun'14

The Myth of the Grief Timeline

How long does it take to fall in love? How many seconds pass before a parent loves their newborn child? …

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23

May'14

To Read or Not To Read: Your deceased loved one’s diaries and personal letters

I’m sure it’s happened to many of you, so I doubt if it’s hard to imagine. You’ve almost hit your …

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20

May'14

What’s Your Question: Coping When Funerals Bring Up Old Losses

We posted recently about remembering loved ones at weddings and we got a great comment asking us to post about …

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