It’s high time we put the most enduring myths about human behavior to bed, and see the mind—and the world—as it is.
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You guys have completely missed the author's point in using the word "permission". They aren't literally telling you that you require their permission to grieve. They're acknowledging these types of grief as being real and legitimate when other people want to tell us to simply buck up and "get over it". They're telling us it's OK to grieve and mourn and feel a sense of loss and that it's natural for it to take awhile for us to move on from these things.
9 questions to give parents clarity.
Part 1: When whole families grieve, things get messy. These guidelines can help.
Put down the message and back away from other people’s problems.
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