Tag: sadness

Coping with the loss of a loved one

A client came in today with sad news. Her husband had passed suddenly from a heart attack. She delivered the news with a stoic expression, no tears. It had happened a week ago, and yet I wondered how she didn’t cry every time she brought it up. This made me begin to think about how

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Loneliness in Adulthood

“He who cannot howl will not find his pack.”  – Charles Simic When we were younger, making friends seemed easy. You were forced to spend your time in school surrounded by a diverse group of people, and through this consistency of presence, you figured out which groups you wanted to be a part of and

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