A Keeping It Real Post In the last 48 hours, the world's reaction to the news of Kobe Bryant's tragic death has gone from shock to sadness to anger. Many rape survivors are understandably angry at the collective outpouring of grief for this man, who seems to have gotten … [Read more...] about When Love was Complicated, the Grief is Too
"I belong to the people I love, and they belong to me. They, and the love and loyalty I give them, form my identity far more than any word or group ever could." Veronica Roth, Allegiant A Keeping It Real Post When your husband dies, he takes part of you with him. I'm not … [Read more...] about Widowhood Stole My Identity. I’m Throwing Off the Shackles and Taking It Back.
“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 Coping With Grief Post “Whichever path you choose, always know how to quit this path, always know where the exit is because once realised that the path is wrong, it has to be left immediately!” Mehmet Murat ildan One of the worst surprises of the grief process was the … [Read more...] about Exit Strategy : The Grieving and Social Anxiety
“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