When one person is missing, the whole world seems empty. How do you start over as a woman over 60 after your husband dies? There are as many paths to healing as there are widows and bereaved women in the world….but there are no quick… Read More »Starting Over in Your 60s – After Your Husband’s Death
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What are you prepared for when someone you love dies suddenly after a massive heart attack? Nothing. Learning how to grieve a sudden loss is the last thing on your mind. The shock and disbelief of death caused by a cardiac arrest is overwhelming –… Read More »Grief Sanctuary: Coping With Death After a Massive Heart Attack
Assuming you’re a widow who wants to make friends (which is a big assumption, as many widows just don’t have the energy or motivation to start new friendships), how do you meet people? Some widows say the most difficult part of life after a husband dies… Read More »4 Ways to Make New Friends When You’re Widowed
When you’re grieving, they tell you to take it “one day at a time.” A day seems like forever when you don’t have the energy or motivation to get through the next hour! These suggestions and prayers for grieving widows are from Kathleen, who lost her… Read More »Getting Through the Day When You’re a Grieving Widow
You’ll find the best advice for coping with being old and alone in the comments section below. My tips may help when you feel lonely and tired, but my readers’ comments are more thoughtful and comforting! They are your companions. You’ll see you’re not alone (even if you are old :-) ).
Feeling empty, exhausted, and like you never want to get out of bed is normal when you’re in the grieving process. Here’s what I learned from a grief workshop I recently attended – I was inspired to share these ideas for recovering from loss by… Read More »How Do You Survive Grief After an Unexpected Loss?
Trust me: you’re not the only one who is feeling lonely! Here, you’ll discover something a trillion times better than the usual tips for people living alone. I actually wrote that article a couple years ago. It’s fine and I even include the link below…but this… Read More »7 Unexpected Ways to Stop Feeling Lonely Right Now
These tips for coping with the loss of a loved one – whether it’s a family member, close friend, or even a beloved family pet – are based on the four “tasks of mourning.” In Grief Counseling and Grief Therapy, Fourth Edition: A Handbook for… Read More »Coping With the Loss of a Loved One – 4 Tasks of Mourning