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Is it Okay to Fall Apart?
In Western culture, death and grieving are often seen as something to be avoided at all costs. We’re certainly not supposed to fall apart. Wrong!
Sometimes we just need to fall apart and it doesn’t need to be “treated”. Throughout the grieving process what most need more than anything else, is to have their grief witnessed and acknowledged.
I recently rediscovered this article that tells the story of one woman’s loss and how it got “treated”.
Read Falling Apart
Though I acknowledge in the book that short term use of medication can be helpful in certain situations, this article makes the case for why it is not a long term solution.
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