Death of a Partner

Collective Grief

When the death of a person affects many members in a community, city, country, or across the world, people will experience collective grief.

These are some things that can help people through the experience of collective grief across a community.

Jean – Be good to yourself

Jean shares about support and not being hard on yourself

Jean – Grief resources and self care

Jean talks about resources that help in processing grief and self care

Jean – Helping your children through grief

Jean discusses how helping her children through grief also helped her

Jean – My own grief and being a professional counsellor

Jean shares about being a counselor and going through her own grief

Jean – My Story

Jean talks about isolation and grieving during a pandemic

Jean – Traditions and grief

Jean discusses belief systems and traditions

Jean – Coping

Jean shares how coping can be complicated

Jean – It’s all about love

Jean talks about losing her husband to a heart attack on valentines day

Jean – What grief feels like physically

Jean discusses the physical effects she has experienced in grief

Andrea – Dealing with personal belongings

Andrea discusses dealing with her late husbands personal belongings and the need to purgees

Andrea – Loneliness and support

Andrea talks about how tough it is to be alone and how her friends and family have come through for her