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Grief & relationships

After a loss, it's hard to continue life as before. Everything feels different, and this can affect all aspects of our lives. Most of all, grief impacts our relationships with those around us.

Maintaining family relationships

After a loss, you might wish for things to return to how they were. Whether you wish to reconnect with loved ones or friends, you might discover these relationships don't feel the same. It's normal and common to struggle with maintaining family relationships after a loss, especially if this was a loss experienced within your family. Grief and loss change all things, including relationships. These rough seas ahead must be navigated together.

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By Amy Wolkenhauer, BA in English/Creative Writing

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What is 'Widow Brain' After a Spouse Dies?

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How Long Should You Take Off Work After a Death?

By Dr. Alejandra Vasquez, JD, CT

21 Ideas to Keep a Loved One’s Memory Alive

By Belinda McLeod, BA in Secondary Education

64 Simple Grief Journal Prompts and Questions

By Belinda McLeod, BA in Secondary Education

How to Deal With Grief After Your Ex Dies: 11 Tips

By Dr. Alejandra Vasquez, JD, CT