Put away those spaghetti straps and Nike swooshes.
And the BBC is on it, bless its heart.
Even if you have the best intentions, there are some things you should never, ever say.
So I suggest that, if it feels right to do, a widow or widower might write things, say things aloud, or say things in their mind to the spouse who has died. And making that part of the routine of going to be bed or first being in bed might be especially valuable.
Parents should allow children to have “some private time to deal with grief.”
Often we want to help, but we don’t know how.
"He must have felt like he was having an asthma attack because he died trying to plug in his nebulizer," said Lindsey. Like
We can't force someone to forgive. Therefore, the road to forgiveness may also involve understanding the person who has harmed us. This requires starting off on a journey that may entail a close examination of the person we need to forgive. The journey can be long and torturous.
Four times a year, for the very best weeks of the year, I had a sister-wife. Those were the weeks when Terry came to Chicago for shows at the Merchandise Mart. She would set up camp in our guest room, complete with the steamer and the extra hangers and the running shoes she kept in our closet year-round.