The most important aspect I have found through my survey of more than a hundred people and through interviewing parents one-on-one are:
- Understanding different ways of grieving
- Accepting the differences
- Allowing each other time to grieve.
The 5 steps to survive your loss as a couple
Grief and death are topics that make a lot of people uncomfortable. Since you and I have both experienced the loss of a child, we know this from personal experience. You as a couple have a common source for your experience of loss. Nonetheless, even though the source may be the same, the experience itself can be very different. When, where, and how the experience differs is the point at which you need to keep working with each other to stay connected.[Tweet “What do you really know about your partner’s way of grieving?”] [Read more…] about Surviving Child Loss As a Couple