Category Archives: Grieving

Inspirational Quote of the Week, October 9, 2014

After a while you learn the subtle difference between holding a hand and chaining a soul and you learn that love doesn’t mean leaning and company doesn’t always mean security. And you begin to learn that kisses aren’t contracts and presents aren’t promises and you begin to accept your defeats with your head up and

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A Widow Discusses the Loss of a Loved One: part 2

[Editor: This is Part 2 of a widow’s “Thoughts Surrounding the Loss of a Loved One. Part 1 was published on October 1, 2014, and is available at this link:  CLICK HERE I had been in a complete fog after my beloved husband passed away, and then it came to me: there is God, and God

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A Widow Discusses the Loss of a Loved One: part 1

[Editor: Today’s column was written by  a widow. This is Part 1. We will publish Part 2 tomorrow] It is very difficult to come up with appropriate words of consolation and support to soften the pain felt after the loss of a loved one. Most of what well-meaning people often express is usually received as

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AfterTalk Inspirational Quote of the Week, September 25, 2014

You can shed tears that she is gone, or you can smile because she has lived. You can close your eyes and pray that she’ll come back, or you can open your eyes and see all she’s left. Your heart can be empty because you can’t see her, or you can be full of the

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AfterTalk Live New Show: Sex after the Death of a Spouse

AfterTalk is now talking to you on BlogTalkRadio.com. The second episode went live today. The first topic is: Sex After the Death of a Spouse If you’d like to listen in, CLICK HERE