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Spend a Day Like Your Loved One on Their Deathiversary

September 29, 2021

“As her sun faded and became a star, we found comfort knowing that, even though she was more distant than we’d ever like, she would always be present in the night sky. And bit by bit, we moved forward, we realigned, and we learned to love her despite her physical absence.” -What’s Your Grief

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Reflections on Grieving a Father

June 18, 2021

“Before the day that your parent died, you’d never lived a single day on this planet without them. You might not have seen your parent every day or talked with them every day, but the only way you ever knew and understood this world was with them living in it. For better or worse, they were part of your reality for as long as you had a reality. It is no wonder that it feels utterly impossible to make sense of a world that exists without them.” -whatsyourgrief.com

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Things to Keep in Mind When Dealing with Anticipatory Grief

June 8, 2021

“Anticipatory Grief: the nitty gritty

“Here is the thing about grief – though we think of it as something that happens after a death, it often begins long before death arrives.  It can start as soon as we become aware that death is a likelihood. Once death is on the horizon, even just as a possibility, it is natural that we begin to grieve.” -whatsyourgrief.com

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Recognizing Displacement in Grief

April 14, 2021

“Sometimes the displacement is obvious – you know exactly when and why it is happening. Other times you just find yourself being more irritable, annoyed, or angry at the people around you, even when they have done nothing wrong.”-whatsyourgrief.com

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