Many women will celebrate Mother’s Day this year with traditional home-spun fanfare as they visit their Mom or enjoy queen-for-a-day treatment from their children. But for many women who have lost their mothers, the day may be a hurtful reminder of the unique and loving bond that no longer exists, triggering painful grief. Simply getting through the day may be a struggle.
It’s a pretty safe bet that Valentine’s Day is a favorite holiday of couples in love, almost in love, and those happily married. But for those grieving the death of a spouse, fiancé, lover or partner, coping with Cupid’s 24-hour visit can be emotionally taxing.
Not everyone will be able to celebrate Father’s Day. For those who have lost a father it can be a day of heightened mourning, especially if this is the first Father’s Day without Dad.
Sunday is Mother’s Day; but not everyone will be able to celebrate the holiday. For those whose mothers are no longer alive or even women who have lost a child, the day can be particularly painful. Recognizing this, the Good Grief Center for Bereavement Support has some suggestions to help cope with the grief that the day can bring.
It’s a pretty safe bet that Valentine’s Day is a favorite holiday of couples in love, almost in love, and those happily married. But for those grieving the death of a spouse, fiancé, lover or […]
Grieving the death of a loved one is not easy, but it can be more difficult during holiday festivities. The pain, sadness and loneliness that often follow the loss of a friend, family member or […]