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1703, 2020

How to Talk to the Children and Teens in Your Life About the Newtown, CT Tragedy

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Once again we are faced with the traumatic, violent deaths of a group of innocent people, this time precious children in Newtown, Connecticut. I have been asked to provide some guidelines on how to communicate with children and teens about this tragedy. If you know of others who might benefit [...]

1703, 2020

Finding the Right Words: Guidelines on how to talk to grieving children about death

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Through the years I have learned a great deal from many grieving children and their families. They have taught me which words work best when talking to children about death. Here are some general concepts I suggest companions use when talking with children about death, dying, grief, and mourning. Talk [...]

1703, 2020

When Your Soulmate Dies

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Grief is everything we think and feel inside after someone or something we care about is taken away from us. Grief can be sadness. Grief can be anger. Grief can be shock and regret and confusion. Grief can be these and many other possible emotions and thoughts. When we are [...]

1703, 2020

Embracing the Sadness of Grief

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“In every heart there is an inner room, where we can hold our greatest treasures and our deepest pain.”  — Marianne Williamson Sadness is a hallmark symptom of grief, which in turn is the consequence of losing something we care about. In this way you could say that sadness and [...]