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The three paths of grief

The three paths of grief

There's many paths through grief, but none of them are easy.

What grief can be:

Even stranger, I discovered, is that I wasn’t strange, at all. Despite the warnings that grief would drag me through the prescribed five stages and discard me in a darker place, bereavement researchers have recently learned that we’ve been wrong about loss for centuries. For some, grief is a dull and unrelenting ache that fades–or doesn’t. But for many of us, grief is something else. Grief is resilience.

Words that are keeping me going through a pretty bleak week. There a three paths of grief, and the easiest one has a surprising beginning.


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Adam Tinworth   Adam Tinworth

Adam has been a blogger for over 20 years, and a journalist for more than 25. He currently works as a consultant and trainer, helping people do better, more engaged online journalism.


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