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A long time ago, I wrote this post in draft. It didn't get very far.
But the topic is MY NUMBER ONE TIP for how to help a widowed person: SAY THEIR NAME. And it's also why I HATE that everyone ELSE thinks the number one…
Question for all of you out there that have lived through that first birthday of your deceased spouse. Did you celebrate that day? At first I thought that we would celebrate with close friends and family but now I find that I am pulling back and trying to hold unto all the events. Next weekend will be my spouses 50th birthday and the first since he passed. Whenever we talked about his birthday before he passed we had planned on a big event. So now do I honor his memory and life and…Continue
Thanksgiving is on its way, with other holidays right on its heels, and it seems that during this time our losses are amplified. In light of that, I'd like to offer up some resources that may be helpful to you at this time.
First, Griefsgiving. After seeing post after post on Facebook from people sharing what they are thankful for (including their spouses, etc.) at this time of…Continue