Whenever we experience loss, we become vulnerable to getting stuck in the grief process. We need to grieve to restore balance. A husband or wife can provide healing for a grieving spouse.
After experiencing the loss of a child, there will always be someone you think deserves to grieve more than you do. There will always be someone you think deserves to grieve less. But one grief cannot be measured against another.
Our son took his life in 2007. During the healing journey my husband and I learned from the things we feel we did well and the things we wish we would known or had done differently. Here’s our story.
The Kolman family learned that adoption is often a mixture of gratitude and sadness.
The death of a child can set you on the most difficult trek of your life, one that challenges your connection in marriage. As dark as this time is, there’s hope for the future — and your marriage.
As a counselor, I’m often asked how to talk with kids about tragedies such as the latest school shooting. Here are some strategies I offer in my practice for intentional and effective conversations about tragedy.
Women aren’t alone in dealing with the guilt and grief that follows an abortion.
When a marriage ends, it’s normal to mourn the loss of what can no longer be. Those times of grieving are a part of the healing process, and they offer opportunities to show love to your new spouse.
After the death of her oldest, Paulette helped her other children take steps toward finding their own path and moving forward in their grief.
Every year, millions of expectant parents the world over face either miscarriage or a fatal prenatal diagnosis that results in the death of their child.