Recovering The SelfA Journal of Hope and Healing

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Grief

Symposium – Life After Loss, October 25 & 26th in Danbury, CT

Facing Forward and Accepting What Is

Guest Blogger: Melissa Miles McCarter One of the consequences of having infertility and loss is my romanticizing motherhood. In 2003, my daughter died of …

Moving Forward after the Death of a Loved One

Guest Blogger: Lyndsi Decker Although the prospect that you can lose a loved one in the near future is probably in the back of your mind, it is something you …

Farewell, But Never Goodbye

(A Poem by Craig Kyzar in Memory of Hudson)   The last jagged fragments trickle over stuttering lips. I have nothing left to cry. So bravely you fought, …

Dealing with Grief, Years after a Loved One Passes Away

Guest Blogger: Chi Seven years ago, my grandfather passed away in his sleep. Despite having trouble with his heart in the years preceding his death, the end …

The Power of Language: Grief as a Relationship

Guest Blogger: Leslee Tessmann Because we are human beings who have language, we actually have a relationship to everything and everyone. Our words give us our …

Grief's Many Faces and Many Gifts

by Leslee Tessmann Losses come in all shapes and sizes and whether we realize it or not, grief can be a frequent visitor to our lives. Job and career changes, …

Back to Basics – The Tasks of Grief

BACK TO BASICS: THE TASKS OF GRIEF by Leslee Tessmann For whatever reason, based on personal experience or from what they’ve observed or been told, it’s …

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