We won`t ever `get over` significant loss

Emerging From The Dark Night

Grief

I found this quote online a few months ago when I was writing a post on grief.  Since it comes from one of the people who lived on the frontline with those who were dying or had loved ones who were, I trust Elizabeth Kubler Ross.

I was so fortunate to come upon some posts on complex grief a few days ago and I have reblogged several of them.  Another one I read said that in our modern society the full impact and purpose of grief is not fully understood, so when we are grieving we are most likely not to be helped to express it.  We are often shut down by those who think they are well meaning.  We can be avoided or looked at askance.

When I was at one of my lowest points following the end of my marriage 11 years into sobriety and had with that…

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