The healing power of even the most microscopic exchange with someone who knows in a flash precisely what you're talking about because she experienced that thing too cannot be overestimated. Cheryl Strayed The Group: Seven Widowed Fathers Reimagine Life, by Donald L. … [Read more...] about The Group: Seven Widowed Fathers Reimagine Life (A Book Review)
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“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” Søren Kierkegaard A What Not to Say Post I had a friend tell me recently that I'd made it to the big time since my tiny little grief blog has attracted its share of trolls. Thanks to a special … [Read more...] about Moving Forward Doesn’t Mean I’m Judging You
“Find people who can handle your darkest truths, who don’t change the subject when you share your pain, or try to make you feel bad for feeling bad. Find people who understand we all struggle, some of us more than others, and that there’s no weakness in admitting it. Find … [Read more...] about Don’t Tell Me Not To Hang Out With Other Widows
A Let's Talk About Grief Post I posted this quote on Instagram a little over a year ago. It was at a time in my grief journey I'd realized that I no longer woke up reaching for Dan. That realization knocked me on my ass, and represented a new chapter for me. It's been two … [Read more...] about Waking Up Without Him (When the Grief Cycle Starts Over)
“Time moves on for us, for you it stands still. You will be forever ageless as we grow old, your smile will never wrinkle, nor will that shine in your eyes fade.” Kendal Rob A Wondering Widow Post It's almost impossible to believe two years have passed since I sat vigil, … [Read more...] about How Has It Been Two Years Without Him?
A What Not To Say Post “What you're supposed to do when you don't like a thing is change it. If you can't change it, change the way you think about it. Don't complain.” Maya Angelou, Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now Ladies, I know that when we get together it's … [Read more...] about To The Women Who Complain About Their Husbands