Category: Grief

Anniversary Grief

Molly’s loss occurred many months ago. She had been feeling much better; yet her turbulent feelings seem to have returned. She is shocked and scared to be feeling so distraught. It seems like she has returned to the emotional state she was in around the time her husband, Felix, died. Felix had been ill for nine months before he died. Molly grieved a great deal since first hearing the diagnosis. Molly has good friends to talk with, although some have

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Good Grievin’

How is it possible to refer to grief as good? Grief can be painful, chaotic and scary, but surely not good? Anyone who has suffered the death of a loved one or the loss of a relationship will say that grief hurts a lot. It hurts so much that we wonder if we will never be the same again. Grief is difficult, but it can be managed well. To manage it well is to experience “good grief”, as opposed to

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