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? A … Continue reading How We Act When We’re Afraid of Losing Someone

Ten Life Events That Can Trigger Unexpected Grief

On Friday we said goodbye to a dear friend of my husband's. The grief was thick in the air as we shared stories and perused old photos. (An aside - I think listening to the eulogy my husband delivered is the proudest I've ever been of him!) None of us were surprised by the heartache, … Continue reading Ten Life Events That Can Trigger Unexpected Grief

Five Healthy Ways to Fill the Void After Divorce (And What to Look Out For!)

It's official - we're actively looking for a new dog (or two!) to bring into our home after the sudden loss of Tiger. It's not easy. Brock and I both are vacillating between wanting to claim a dog ASAP to bring life back into our home and canine love back into our hearts and hesitating … Continue reading Five Healthy Ways to Fill the Void After Divorce (And What to Look Out For!)

Why It’s Important to Resist the Urge to Immediately Fill the Void After Loss

It's hard coming home right now. The front window is empty. The halls are quiet. And there is no canine companion to great me as I enter. I caught myself scanning the front of PetSmart today, half-hoping that they had an adoption event going on. And that's just the latest urge of many to select … Continue reading Why It’s Important to Resist the Urge to Immediately Fill the Void After Loss

10 Empowering Thoughts to Hold Onto When It’s All Falling Apart

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