Tag Archives: grief

I know exactly how you feel

Well first, can it possibly be true? Can anyone who is not me know just how I feel? No. It cannot be. But it can be largely true? Yes, and it almost certainly is. I am going to think a … Continue reading

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He’s really let himself go since his wife died

“He has really let himself go since his wife died.” It’s a perfectly ordinary sentiment.  Everyone knows immediately what it means.  He has stopped taking the care necessary to appear properly and behave properly to his companions.  He used to … Continue reading

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Saving Normal

Being “normal” is a little bit of a challenge.  There are several reasons why this is so.  One is that knowing what is “normal” is not always easy.  Then too, being “normal” is not always what one aspires to.  Also, … Continue reading

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