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Passing Through a Shadow

"Everyone has his or her own way of dealing with grief," my always cheerful therapist liked to say, "and you'll find yours." She was less positive about her answer to my question, "Does it ever end?" The best she could do was, "It gets easier." Read More

A therapist told me "There's

A therapist told me "There's no shortcut through grief. It will hurt until it doesn't." And that years later I would still feel grief, but it would hurt in a different way.

I agree with your therapist.

I agree with your therapist. (No shortcuts, and still feeling grief years later.) Has it been that way for you, too?

Very Useful Post!

This article is really very helpful in coming out of grief. I have heard that every cloud has a silver lining, every night has a following day. These adages are so true! Grief is like a dark night that will go once you get to see the sun(light of positivity)!

Thank you. I meant the post

Thank you. I meant the post to be positive, not negative, while still being truthful. If it helped anyone, I'm glad.

Thank you.You ended your

Thank you.You ended your article with a nice sentence that there could be dark for a while but there is always light on the other side.

Thanks for your comment. I

Thanks for your comment. I wanted to end on a hopeful note, to let anyone in that "dark shadow" know that there can still be light.

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E. E. Smith is a playwright and book author. Her new series of murder mysteries debuted in 2013. The first is titled Death by Misadventure. 

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