The 30 Seconds of Fame I Wish I Never Had

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In 1998, six years after the loss of my family, the women’s magazine, Marie Claire published my story in an article titled “Will a drunk driver kill someone you love?” I thought I would share their words today, the 25th anniversary of their deaths. Albert and I were high school sweethearts, deeply in love with each other and our two wonderful sons, Justin and Jared. The nucleus of our world was the family until January 26, 1992, when my husband … Read More

Got Grief? Psst…It’s much more than bereavement and how to know.

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News Flash, World…. You’ve got grief. We’ve all got grief.   As a collective, we’ve gotten the concept mixed up, assuming it’s exclusive to bereavement. The truth is that grief is so much more…. Defined by the gurus behind the Grief Recovery Method, “it is the conflicting feelings caused by the change or end of a familiar pattern of behavior.” So, yes, it’s normal to feel loss after the death of a loved one, but it’s equally as common to … Read More