Dear. Dr. Neimeyer, Do you think that because I found my dad’s body a few hours after a normal visit that could be a reason I’m having such a difficult time now with his death? Today is five months and I can’t stop crying. I lost my dad on Father’s Day and it was so unexpected.
Does continuing bonds therapy really work? Dear Dr. Neimeyer, A good deal of my practice with grieving clients is influenced by your work and that of your colleagues like Dennis Klass on the idea of continuing bonds–the concept that bereaved people really are striving to maintain their attachment to deceased loved ones who have died
Dear Dr. Neimeyer, I would like to ask a question I’m sure has been asked and answered numerous times. I lost a loved one this past summer; it was so sudden. I cried every day for a whole month and still do. At times it seems as if my thoughts are just of him; I
Dear Dr. Neimeyer, The grief journey never goes away. I lost my dad when I was 14, and my best friend when I was in my late 30s. Four years later another friend. My mom passed 15 years ago, and another close friend two years later. I just lost two friends in the past two months.
Dear Dr. Neimeyer, My wife of almost 35 years died suddenly four weeks ago. Yes she was ill for many years but I took care of her full time including doing her dialysis at home, running her feeding tube every night and doing everything in the house as she was unable to do those things do
Dear Dr. Neimeyer, My son passed away two years ago. I am angry hurt and I cannot believe it! I can’t look at pictures of him. I can’t grieve, I can’t work, I don’t want to get up in the morning, and I can’t sleep. I can’t seem to function. I have a hard time focusing on