Loss from a Child’s Perspective

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...
10 Facts about Grief and Grieving

10 Facts about Grief and Grieving

One reason that we often find grief such a difficult challenge is that we have never learned what to expect. The following facts will help you understand some crucial truths about grief and grieving and how we can work through the process to find healing.     1....
Understanding Bereavement

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...
Pet Loss: “One of the Family”

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...
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