Death of a Partner

Shannon – Growing through Grief

Shannon discusses post traumatic growth and how it can be an expectation

Karyn and Aidan – Describing grief during the pandemic

Karyn and Aidan talk about how their grief has changed and the challenges they have faced grieving during a pandemic

Kara – Starting a grief journey again

Kara explains how Covid-19 has made her have to relearn tools to help in her grief. The pandemic changed the way Kara continued to grieve the loss of her partner.

Doug M – “Writing a Letter”

Doug explains how writing was very profound and helpful in processing his grief. Doug continues to grieve the death of his first wife.

John – What to do now

John talks about the time after the initial period of grief

Mary S – Grief is not the enemy

Mary talks about embracing grief is love

Kara – “Going on alone”

Kara talks about how you change. Kara continues to grieve the death of her partner.

Doug M – “New Normal”

Doug tells about changes and how he has learned to embrace the new normal. Doug continues to grieve the death of his first wife.

Saved by a Unicorn: How I Found the Positive in Grief, One Stitch at a Time

Looking back, I had no idea how to even continue to live. A simple attempt at something therapeutic sent the negative bereavement energy into a positive direction. It made me realize my strengths, at a time when I felt I had none at all. It provided a space where I am now better able to manage grief when it hits.

Andrea – Couples versus being single

Andrea talks about becoming single when her husband died

Andrea – Dealing with personal belongings

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

Jean – My own grief and being a professional counsellor

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