Category Archives: Heartbreak

What’s the matter with people? #rhetorical​

Yesterday (likely not yesterday by the time this is read) was a hard day in many ways. Most pointedly was the heartbreak. Someone I have known and trusted for years abandoned their family. It was like a switch was flipped … Continue reading

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Pain & Grief election style

It’s my honor to know 3 young women who have shared transparent and very vulnerable stories this past week. Their stories may be yours, or very similar, or they may not resonate at all.  As humans we need empathy for … Continue reading

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On the fog of grief

A wonderful book by Dennis Apple, (a man I have never met, but my former neighbor & friend knows him well as a result of intense grief in her life) speaks beautifully on the subject of grief following the sudden … Continue reading

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On one heartbreak of Mother’s Day~

A dear friend of mine lost her child to suicide. Understandably Mother’s Day is a very difficult day. Today she shared this article with me. I don’t know the author, but she speaks beautifully to an aspect of heartbreak that … Continue reading

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