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Words Used to Describe Suicide

Words Used to Describe Suicide

Words used to describe suicide death is a very controversial topic today due to a large number of incidents. What terminology would you use to refer to death by suicide ? Words have Power: Choose Them Carefully Died by suicide. Completed suicide. Committed suicide. Actually, I don’t take offense when I hear the word committed. But I […]

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What is Grief?

what is grief?

What is grief, exactly? The Oxford Dictionary defines it as: “Deep sorrow, especially when caused by someone’s death.” Grief is a natural response to loss when one feels the emotional suffering from the absence of a person or thing.  It can be a reaction to any loss.  The grief associated with death is familiar to most people, but we […]

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How the Tango Saved My Life

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When I say that the tango saved my life, you probably assume that I’m being metaphorical. But no, I mean it in a very literal way. The tango conjures some very clear images for most people: a beautiful woman wrapped in a flowing dress, wearing stilettos and embraced in the arms of a debonair man. […]

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