The COVID crisis throws into relief what happens when grief has—quite literally—nowhere to go. The evidence suggests that most people summon strengths that surpass their own expectations.
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Dear Anon, Couldn't disagree more. Here we go again - there's a world of difference between emotionally grieving the absence of a person in your life, and the rational, intellectual fact that until or unless you get Alzheimer's, you will never forget that person.
And, differences abound between emotions/feelings and self pity. To marry those two ideas is to not understand either. We suggest you try to avoid platitudes and cliches about grief - especially about anyone other than yourself. Respectfully, RF
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