Category Archives: Grieving for a husband

The look of Grief: Inspirational Quote 8.11.16

The Look of Grief “People who have recently lost someone have a certain look, recognizable maybe only to those who have seen that look on their own faces. I have noticed it on my face and I notice it now on others. The look is one of extreme vulnerability, nakedness, openness. It is the look

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Learning from Loss: Inspirational Quote 6.30.16

Learning from Loss Elaine Mansfield, writer and therapist talks about her husband’s death and the rituals of grieving.   Elaine Mansfield writes with a strong sense of place and an intimate connection to nature in her forthcoming memoir. Her writing reflects her 40 years as a student of Jungian psychology, mythology, philosophy, and meditation. Since her

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The Cure for Grief: Inspirational Quote 6.16.16

Norah Casey is not well known in the USA, but is a legend in Ireland. She’s not only a giant in publishing, but spent two seasons on Dragon’s Den, the Irish and UK version of Shark Tank. Her husband passed away in 2011. She was inspired by the famous grief quote “the cure for grief

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Death of her Husband: Inspirational Quote 5.26.16

In a candid and emotional address to University of California-Berkeley graduates Saturday, May 14, 2016, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg shared how the death of her husband left her swimming in an ocean of grief but also “grateful for each breath in and out — grateful for the gift of life itself.” Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook chief,

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Suicide of a Loved One

[Editor: This was a comment on an Ask Dr. Neimeyer post answering a question from a mother, Nancy, whose son committed suicide. You can read the original question and answer at this link: My Son Committed… We thought Lisa’s comment was worthy of its own posting, so here it is.] Hi Nancy, I understand and completely empathize

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