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Grief Support

When someone we care about passes, it can be indescribable. Words fail to describe how painful the grief we feel can be. Please see the articles below, that may help with you beginning the healing process. You are not alone in this.


Loss From a Child's Perspective

“My mother died when I was 5 years old. I felt like I was insignificant as if I was getting smaller and smaller … so unimportant that I might disappear. It’s very hard to explain, but I believed I was wrong, somehow. For years I felt like I was on the outside of things, even though others would not have thought I was....READ MORE

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Understanding Bereavement

How are we to understand bereavement? Over the years, there have been numerous attempts to explain it. Perhaps the most influential and well-known theory has been that of Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, who in her 1969 book “On Death and Dying” focused on an emotional transition through five stages, beginning with denial a...READ MORE

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Pet Loss "One of the Family"

Marian was devastated by the loss of her husband Bob 2 years ago. She wondered if she would even survive the loss, but she persevered, worked through her grief and was at the point where she was beginning to rediscover herself, reconcile her loss and reconstruct her life. Then, this past summer, another family member...READ MORE

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Loss of a Spouse

A 50/50 chance, to any gambler, is a pretty good bet. But did you ever stop to think that if you are in a significant relationship, there is a 50/50 chance that you will eventually grieve the loss of your partner.. Listen to some of the stories of people who experienced the loss of a spouse. “I would go to work and it...READ MORE

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Dealing with Special Days and Holidays

You probably heard the expression “Some days are diamonds, some days are stones”. Difficult Days When you are grieving, there is no question that some days are more difficult than others. Many people don’t realize that grief comes and goes. Let me illustrate. If you get a sore throat, it is painful for a few days; the...READ MORE

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