The lament of many a mourner is “I’m unhappy” … and rightfully so after the loss of a loved one. But take heart, this does not have to be a permanent state of mind. In fact, Daniel Nettle, author of ...
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Pain and suffering can be very isolating. Friends who have not experienced the loss of a partner have a difficult time comprehending your situation. Often, they disappear from your life … not because they want to hurt you but because ...
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Kay Redfield Jamison, in Nothing Was the Same, penned the following thought. I realized that it was not that I didn’t want to go on without him. I did. It was just that I didn’t know why I wanted to ...
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Does your loss sometimes make you feel like a square peg in a round hole trying to fit into a societal mold that just doesn't feel right anymore?     Do you now hold a different perspective than those that ...
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  "Our lives are like islands in the sea, or like trees in the forest, which co-mingle their roots in the darkness underground." -William James-       Darkness always has a place in our lives. It ebbs and flows with ...
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According to Webster, the definition of awkward is lacking dexterity, ease or grace Throughout the grief process you can feel uneasy or removed from your body – almost as if your skin doesn’t fit correctly. Consider thinking about it as ...
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To paraphrase William Shakespeare’s words in Hamlet: To be normal or not to be normal? That is the question. After experiencing huge changes in your life, a popular buzz word you may hear that is used to try to help ...
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