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Grief Is Overflowing Love: A Mourning Son’s Story — Loss, Grief, Transitions and Relationship Support

Originally posted on griefministerdotcom: Ken sat on the couch across from me, smiled and exclaimed, “I stopped it! The uncontrollable crying. I stopped it!” Just the week prior I had been at a loss as the 59 year old self-avowed “Momma’s boy” cried with an overpowering despair. He had been completely inconsolable over the death…

via Grief Is Overflowing Love: A Mourning Son’s Story — Loss, Grief, Transitions and Relationship Support

Excellent blog post. We all make the assumption that grief or bereavement should be a limited time period, but that is not the reality. Everyone grieves differently and for varied time periods.

Listen, offer support, show compassion, be empathic-you would want the same if you were the one grieving, right?