Restoration after a sudden trauma is not easy, but it is possible. In fact, you can even learn how to surf your tsunami, moving through it with skill and grace. Many of us will face a personal tsunami at some point in our lives. We will be felled by a great wave bringing withContinue reading “How to Surf a Tsunami”
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After Divorce: What Are You Grieving?
Divorce is a type of death. The end of the life you had and the life you expected. And as with any death, grief follows closely behind. After divorce, which of these are you grieving? Grieving the Person You Thought They Were For some of us, divorce is preceded by a revelation that ourContinue reading “After Divorce: What Are You Grieving?”
Marking the Occasion
It’s been quite the month for marking significant events. Marking the End My stepfather’s mother passed away last spring and her memorial was earlier this month. It was a sad death, as loss always is, but not a tragic one. She lived a long and meaningful life and this gathering was a wonderful time toContinue reading “Marking the Occasion”
How We Act When We’re Afraid of Losing Someone
I remember that day vividly. My then-husband was in Brazil, supposedly on a work trip. I was at home and unable to reach him when he failed to return to Atlanta at the anticipated time. As the panic rose, I alternated between frantically looking for information on the internet (Was there a plane crash? AContinue reading “How We Act When We’re Afraid of Losing Someone”