Articles and Blogs on Grief Support
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We Weren't Meant to Grieve Alone
NY Times article including new book on grieving
THE SISTERHOOD OF WIDOWS - A Support Website
"The Sisterhood of Widows is an online grief support site for widows and it’s here to help you create a new life after the death of your loved one. The first thing you’ll notice about this site is that it’s not focused on grief and death as much as support and recovery."
link to website and video on home page > https://sisterhoodofwidows.com
Featured article: published December 2020
How to Cope with Grieving During the Pandemic
from Psychology Today -
Can Dogs Help with Grieving?
A recent study published in the Animal Cognition journal states that dogs are more apt to walk up to a person who is crying than when that person is exhibiting "normal" happy behaviors. The researchers concluded that a human crying had more of an emotional pull for the dogs - the dogs seemed to empathize with the crying human not from curiosity, but from pure concern. Dogs respond to the crying person's need, not their own.
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Grief Special Report Survey
The survey, “Grief: Beyond the 5 Stages,” by WebMD sought to discover how people grieve after different life events and how they got through them.
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How to Survive the First Year of Grieving a Loved One
Legacy Grief Support Groups
Legacy.com has eleven different online grief support groups.
spouse, parent, sibling, child, family member, friend, suicide, addiction, veteran, and pet
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"Grief is a painful emotional process that is not easy to deal with. You may have lost a friend, family member, spouse, or pet. No matter your loss, it was important to you; otherwise, you would not feel this pain."
A blog by John Pavlovitch - "Everyone around you; the people you share the grocery store line with, pass in traffic, sit next to at work, encounter on social media, and see across the kitchen table—are all experiencing the collateral damage of living. They are all grieving someone, missing someone, worried about someone."
The author of Getting Grief Right—a grief counselor and grieving father of a child who died in infancy—shares his strategy for surviving deep, intimate loss.
How to Love Someone Who is Grieving Their Child
The Grieving You Need Most After the Funeral
"Just Show Up" Sheryl Sandberg on How to Help Someone Who's Grieving
The One Thing No One Ever Says About Grieving
Grieving the loss of someone you love is difficult. While there is no right or wrong way to grieve, there are healthy ways to cope with the pain and feel less alone. That’s why we’ve gathered 15 stories
surrounding grief that resonated with our readers, from personal blogs to expert advice.