Topic: Spouse Loss

No Drive Is Too Short for a Seat Belt

Guest author Krista Brenner hopes to encourage others to act now and take safe driving seriously by sharing her own powerful story of loss.

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Identity Crisis

Guest author Emily Clark recounts her identity crisis and subsequent experience of getting to know herself all over again following her husband’s death.

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My Life As An Analytical Griever

Guest author Emily Clark reflects on how being an intellectual helped – and sometimes hindered – her healing.

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Taking Care of Yourself Helps You Grieve

Guest Author Emily Clark shares how making self-care a priority was a game changer in her grief journey.

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Keeping Our Center Throughout Our Grief Journey

Having lost three loved ones to suicide, guest author Catherine Greenleaf has learned that finding and keeping balance after a loss can make all of the difference in healing and moving forward.

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The Hole Left By Grief

Grief can be an ugly thing.There is no way to sugar coat it. What kids feel is real and raw. Samantha Sage talks about life as a widow, and how Comfort Zone Camp helped her family to find healing.

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Finding New Ways To Celebrate

Under even the best of circumstances, the holidays can bring expectations, stress, and disappointment. For those who are grieving, these months may also be heavy with uncertainty, bittersweet memories, and worry about what to do, who to be, in this new and changed holiday season. Guest author Jana DeCristofaro shares thoughts on how to mindfully move through this season in unity with your family.

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Getting Used To The Weirdness

There are just some things you can’t possibly anticipate after the death of a spouse. The odd decisions and conversations you never imagined would be part of your life. Guest author Emily Clark shares some of her strangest moments…and tells why they no longer strike her as odd.

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A Widow Answers The Questions You’re Too Polite To Ask

You know those way too personal questions you’ve always secretly wanted to ask a widow who has started dating again? You’re in luck – guest author Emily Clark has been asked them all, and decided to answer some of them here for us.

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The Behavior of the Bereaved

It can be easy for us to judge a griever’s actions based on what we think is best for them, or how we think we would behave in their situation. Young widow Emily Clark offers her observations on how to best understand and support someone in your life who is grieving in their own unique way.

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