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Strong & Shattered

Day 31: Strong and Shattered--Anyone else encounter this type of interaction?

Let me be clear—when we call those in grief “strong,” I know the intention is typically to offer support and comfort. AND, responding to those in grief can feel hard, and leave us without words and sitting with our own discomfort of witnessing deep pain.

And we can get better at this. And it’s ok to not know what to say. And to name that.

Grievers will feel your attempt to be present with their pain, even if you don’t have the exact right words.

Welcome to my second, 100-day project. I hope to provide a daily offering on something grief-related. I am a grief therapist and educator working with people in Oregon, Washington, DC, Maryland, and Maine. This feed is in honor of each person who has trusted me with their stories and wisdom during their grief journey. I hope that others may benefit from simple and straightforward talk about a

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