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It just seemed that the writer speaks grief and healing language with the absolute same tonality as I do. Here is what she wrote:
Can we instead move forward with grief? Can we find a way to integrate loss into life, to carry it with us? Can we feel tragedy together, without an artificial line between those who are ready to move on and those who can’t see a way out?Dr. Sunita Puri
If you have read my article on our collective grief, The Pandemic of Grief and Loss, stating that we all have more in common than we might like to think.
Grief has been moved into the center
To some degree, I’m grateful to the pandemic for having moved ‘dealing with grief’ into the front, right, and center of people’s lives, a necessary human experience that has been and is so overlooked until we are forced to deal with it sooner or later in every human being’s life.
Many of my client’s challenges are how people are dealing with them, some of which you might be very familiar with: avoiding them by crossing the street, avoiding talking to them, giving them time alone to grieve (usually far too much), or simply by not mentioning the loved one’s name.
Has this changed since grief has moved into the center stage? I do hope so.
We Must Learn to Look at Grief, Even When We Want to Run Away, by Dr. Sunita Puri.
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