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November 2017 Blog Posts (8)

Writing Publicly on Emotional Abuse

So, I made it public. Grateful to be in Ravishly magazine warning about the dark side of loneliness: https://ravishly.com/recognize-emotional-abuse.

My big recurring theme, I never thought loneliness could make me so crazy. (I’ve since moved on, reflected and even met someone kind and amazing. (Thanksgiving with his mom—-oy!).

Added by The Hungover Widow on November 20, 2017 at 6:45am — 3 Comments

Grief Bites: A New Approach to Growing Through Grief



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Added by jhens2017 on November 11, 2017 at 9:33am — No Comments

Grief Bites: A New Approach to Growing Through Grief



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Added by jhens2017 on November 11, 2017 at 9:31am — No Comments

Grief Bites: A New Approach to Growing Through Grief



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Added by jhens2017 on November 11, 2017 at 9:30am — No Comments

My Grief Journey

I am a single parent with a 22-y/o special needs son, Ryan, who keeps me pretty busy. I started my own transcription business back in 2005 and was self-employed for 10 years--hours/commute were great but no benefits kinda sucked.  We moved from Naperville, Illinois to Spring Hill, Florida, in June 2007 and, aside from the extremely HOT days of the summer months, have enjoyed living here for the past 10 years. I have…
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Added by jhens2017 on November 11, 2017 at 9:23am — No Comments

Grief Bites: A New Approach to Growing Through Grief

Grief Bites: Day 1  

    

Devotional: Has grief knocked your breath out of you or altered your life? At some point, everybody will experience grief. Grief is simply any situation that has broken your heart, or anything that has attempted to break your…
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Added by jhens2017 on November 11, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments

Loneliness

I started a Bible Study on singleness and loneliness. I can’t say that I learned anything new orvthat thingsswere written in a way that I had an aha moment. What I can say is that maybe perhaps for the first time my internal attitude was in a position of humbleness and willing to listen to God on the topic. I came away feeling loved and protected and as though God understood and I indeed was not alone that He really did have a plan. Wish I could say I never struggled with it or cried after…

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Added by Daisy on November 9, 2017 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Two Years Today

Almost two o’clock in the afternoon and still I sit in my pajamas and robe. It’s been a long time since I have written in this blog, today I am writing for myself, mostly. The weather is cold, rainey, appropriate. The hour of his death is not far away and I can’t seem to do anything but sit and wait for it to pass.



I know some people would think I am wallowing in self pity, given the horrific recent tragedies in this country. The pain and suffering of victims’ families is...I can’t… Continue

Added by sunfeathers on November 8, 2017 at 10:12am — 1 Comment

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