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After Loss

Facing Anxiety After the Loss of a Loved One

Grief Can Make Us Clumsy


"I trip. I bump into walls. I'm an old athlete and pride myself of my physique and coordination. Suddenly I feel like a clumsy oaf," Barbara said.

When We Blame Ourselves

"I know it's my fault. Now I'm being punished. I can't make this right. What can I do?" Melissa choked through her tears.

Best Friend

I miss you so much and can't believe your gone
Left me here to carry on
Move forward in life
Always be a good wife
Always do what's best for us
Cause that's what people do
Dad, you taught me that too
In the end, people do what's best for them
If your lucky like me you have that one true best friend
She has your back and know who you are

The Advice I Wish I Got After My Son Died

When my son died, I received a lot of advice. I found people do not know what to say. They default to the things they have been conditioned to say during these times. It came from many different sources, most of which had never lost a child. The advice came from good intentions, but it was hollow. Not at all what I needed in that moment.

Does Counseling Really Help?

"I didn't think counseling would help. I was wrong," Charles shared.

Sudden Loss: 5 Ways it Differs from Expected Loss

There’s never a good time or good way to lose someone we love, but if we experience the sudden loss of a loved one…is it harder?

I shy away from this type of debate in the groups th

What About Their Ashes????

Often times in my journey there is a common question that comes up. What about their ashes? I don't want to share their ashes is that okay? I want to share their ashes in numerous places is that okay? I just can't seem to part with their ashes and I feel like I am not honoring their wishes, what do I do?

My Cousin, My friend

I always have you on my mind
That's because your one of a kind
Your beautiful as well as sweet
I will always be here for you to tweet

My memories of us when we were younger
There was always so much food no one would complain about hunger

Thanksgiving was my favorite day
It was at Massapequa
Not far away

What to Do When Grief Breeds Bitterness

“I don’t say much anymore. I’m too bitter. I’m afraid of what will come out,” Wes said.

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