Everything listed under: Grief

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    How the Arts Can Ease Grief After Loss

    By Patricia Corrigan for Next AvenueHow we process grief and loss is highly personal. Some retreat from the world for a while. Some throw themselves into work.   Read More...

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    Spotting Major Depression in the Grieving

    By Amy Florian for Next AvenueSomeone you love is grieving. They seem terribly sad, they cry a lot and after a few weeks you start to wonder whether they are “stuck” or may need professional help. Do they?   Read More...

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    The Blindside Wipeout of Grief

    By Jackson Rainer for Next AvenueOn an ordinary afternoon walking through Wal-Mart in search of those affordable staples everyone finds at big-box stores, I passed a family having typical squabbles with each other — teens arguing with their parents, a young child begging for a sugary snack — all tense and irritated. I nodded, agreeing with myself that I was glad to be past that age and stage of life, acknowledging that this is what families normally do when they get in each othe...  Read More...

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    How Men Grieve

    By Jackson Rainer for Next AvenueA friend asked with genuine concern, “How are you?”“I’m OK.  Not very happy, never am. I think the world is a pretty crazy place, but I’m OK,” I replied.“Really?   Read More...

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    Coping with Complicated Grief

    By Suzanne Boles for Next Avenue“Thank you for the intervention. Friends and family came to be with me. I agreed to be admitted to hospital.   Read More...