Grief and Pet Loss

Losing A Pet Is Like Losing A Member Of The Family

When you get your first pet, it can be surprising how much and how quickly it can become part of the family. It is really easy to connect with an animal – for some people, it is much easier to connect with animals than with human beings. Pets can understand you in ways that humans can’t. A dog will greet …

Grief and Loss

Grief and Loss: Cope with Heartbreak, Seek Help, and Finally Heal

“He was my best friend, my everything. I just wish I could get past the heartbreak and pain to enjoy the happy memories.” “My heart aches for her every day. I still reach for her at night, but the bed is empty. I don’t know if life will ever have meaning for me again. I want her back!” “I think …

Grief police

Resist the Grief Police… Exercise Your Right to Grieve Your Own Way

“It’s been a year. Shouldn’t you be over her death by now?” “I can’t believe she’s already going out with her friends. That should tell you how much she really cared about him.” Have you ever heard statements like these? If so, you’ve had an encounter with the grief police. They’re everywhere. When you mourn the death of a beloved …