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Grief on Thanksgiving Day

thankful

Grief on Thanksgiving day can happen even when you feel grateful.  But there are times when you don’t feel that way.  Grief on Thanksgiving Day is normal if you just lost a loved one or if the day is a trigger for you.   Most people are planning their holiday meal wrapped around friends, turkey, […]

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Is Halloween Happy?

Happy Halloween

It’s October and Halloween is approaching.  Therefore you will see signs and hear people say Happy Halloween!   But it’s not a Happy Halloween for many.  Especially if you have lost loved ones to suicide. In fact in can be a trigger to bring back a horrible memory of the tragedy you experienced. Or you may […]

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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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