When someone you love has experienced the loss of a child, it’s hard on everyone. They are engulfed in a sea of unbearable pain and grief and sorrow while you may be struggling to stand beside them, wondering what to say, what to do, and
Let’s be honest. Loving someone who is grieving isn’t always easy. It’s hard to see people we love be in pain and not be able to do anything about it. We want them to feel better, to smile, to laugh, and to be okay again.
Grief and I have had a rather complex and resistant relationship. Part of the reason I’m good at what I do as a grief counselor and coach is that I’ve “done” grief both really badly and really well. I’ve run the gamut from completely denying