Grief Support Articles

Caregiving: Emotional Roller Coaster

Cremation or Burial? Families Don't Always Agree

Developmental Stages in a Child's Understanding of Death or Loss

Do We Choose?

Grief: The First Week, Month, Year

Helping Yourself Heal

How Can I Help? What to Ask for When You're Grieving

Making Prearrangements - Why Does It Feel Strange?

Marking Milestones

The Food Ritual

Ask the Experts

How Can I Find the Words?

How Do I Keep Annoying People Away?

I Just Lost My Son

I Still Can't Get Myself Going

Out of the Blue She Spoke...

Parenting After My Husband's Death

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One wave, a deep-sea monster cresting about five or six feet above the water's surface, caught me by surprise and pulled me under. I was sucked into the undertow. Every time I tried to surface for air, the wave sucked me back under it. I tried to fight my way to the top as my lungs screamed for air. I tried everything I had learned in all my years of swimming, but nothing worked. I couldn't get to the surface.

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