Category Archives: Grieving for a husband

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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Inspirational Quote 10.22.15 Widow’s Lament

The Widow’s Lament In Springtime Sorrow is my own yard where the new grass flames as it has flamed often before but not with the cold fire that closes round me this year. Thirty-five years I lived with my husband. The plum tree is white today with masses of flowers. Masses of flowers load the

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Inspirational Quote 6.11.15 On the Death of her Husband

[Editor: Susan Sandberg, COO of Facebook and author of Lean In lost her husband Dave Goldberg in a tragic accident last month that received worldwide coverage. Last week she posted a long discussion the death of her husband on Facebook. The link to the entire post is below this quotation from it]. Today is the end of

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Grief: Understanding The Process

[Editor:] Today’s post is by Marty Tousley, a richly experienced grief counselor and author. You can read all about her here: http://www.griefhealing.com/about.htm   Grief will make a new person out of you, if it doesn’t kill you in the making. ~ Stephanie Ericsson Few of us are prepared to face the excruciating pain associated with the death

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