Waiting for the Worst to Happen? How to Cope with Anticipatory Grief

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Joy held her husband’s hand tightly, fear and worry on her face. She watched him, counted his breaths, hoped for any flicker of recognition. Ronald’s Parkinson’s disease was stealing more and more of their time together. After 45 years of marriage, she couldn’t accept it. She felt lost, disoriented. “What will I do?” she said… Read more »

Coping with Grief Following a Loved One’s Suicide

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When a loved one chooses suicide, you are left behind with such a violent quake in your world, that abandonment and grief knock you back hard. Your partner, family member, or friend chose to leave you. The mourning that ordinarily accompanies death is unimaginably harder, transformed from something inevitable into something intentional and traumatic. How… Read more »