Posts filed under: Relationships

Short and Sweet Summary: Are you arguing with yourself about whether you should consider dating again? These dating excuses every widow should retire put those arguments into perspective by giving you permission to live a full and meaningful life with another love interest, if that is what you decide to...
Short and Sweet Summary: Are you confused by the letters behind your therapist’s name? Do you ever wonder what common therapist credentials even mean? Here’s a list to help you make sense of the alphabet soup of abbreviations. Do you have any idea what the credentials after a therapist’s name...
Short and Sweet Summary: Choosing the right therapist can take lots of time and effort. Consider conducting a proper interview and ask these specific questions when interviewing a potential therapist to make sure you’re both on the same page. Are you in therapy? Or thinking about therapy for yourself or...
Short and Sweet Summary: When the flashbacks of your dead spouse start to fade and you feel like you’re losing memories, don’t panic. You’re not forgetting your spouse because you know that’s not even possible. Your brain is just forcing you to change the channel on the 24/7 grief show...
Short and Sweet Summary: The holidays can be whatever you want them to be so here are some solid tips to help you survive the holidays on your terms. Now that you’re faced with spending this time of year without your person, it’s up to you to decide how you...
Short and Sweet Summary: When you stop trying to make everyone happy and start disappointing people on purpose, you invest your energy into the most unapologetic act of self-love. You say, “I’m going to do what’s best for me” and start taking care of your needs first. No one else...
Short and Sweet Summary: If you’ve just been existing and not really enjoying life, it’s time for a change. Shake things up and get out of your grief funk by following these foolproof ways to alleviate grief and actually start living again. You deserve this. It’s safe to say that...
Short and Sweet Summary: What do you do when your support system disappears and you’re feeling isolated and alone? You take matters into your own hands by starting to practice forgiveness and learning how to support yourself. What happens when people who said they’d be there for you stop showing...
Short and Sweet Summary: The secondary losses that show up in the second year of grief are startling and overwhelming. These losses you never saw coming deserve to be acknowledged, too. It’s all part of your grieving process. Do you ever wonder how the second year of grief could possibly...