Dealing with Grief During the Holidays

It’s been 710 days since my mom died. This is our second round of holidays without her–our second round of everything without her. It’s a widely-accepted belief that the first year after you lose someone is the hardest. But lately, several people I know who have also lost a loved one, have told me that the second year was actually harder for them. And I agree, because that has been my experience, too. Maybe it’s because there’s an expectation that […]

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