Author Archives: Anne Peterson

Please Don’t Tell Me to Move On: AfterTalk Weekly 1.30.20

Photo courtesy Jessicapetersonart.com   Please Don’t Tell me To Move On by Anne Peterson I have a Master’s Degree in grief. Not a real one, but believe me, I should have an honorary one. And one thing I know for sure. Grieving stinks. All of a sudden you’re invited to a party you never wanted

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When All you Have are Memories: AfterTalk Weekly 11.21.19

When All you Have are Memories by Anne Peterson You sit alone with memories, from when they slipped away. You wake with little energy to make it through each day. Your loss is overwhelming, the pain is so surreal, You never knew it possible, to feel the way you feel. The world keeps spinning all

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If Only… AfterTalk Inspirational 8.29.19

If Only I thought of you today not fleeting snapshots, but long reflections. Clear pictures in my memory, stored in baggies to keep them safe. Your dwindling voice fades like a sunset, barely there. I thought of you today as I wiped away tears, that come unannounced. The day you disappeared, the day he said

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