Grief is the pain associated with loss. It’s normal to want the pain to stop, to want it to go away. It’s normal to feel
Some of us are uncomfortable asking for help under any circumstances. Even if we’re sick or injured. Even if someone we love has just died.
What’s one of the first things we’re told when we experience loss as young children? When something disappoints us, or our feelings get hurt, or
guilt |gilt| (noun): a feeling of having done wrong or failed in an obligation Guilt is what almost took me down. The sadness, the anger,
When I was earning my Masters degree in Counseling Psychology, I would often ask the clients to think of the different parts of themselves. For
At the time, my life was a train wreck. I was in the throes of wrestling with the grief of my son’s suicide, questioning my
AUTHOR’S NOTE: When a child with mental illness comes of age, from a parent’s point of view, all bets are off. If your now “adult”
There are words for those whose spouses die: “widows” and “widowers.” There is a word for children, even adult children, whose parents die: “orphans.” Although