Category Archives: Grieving for a Friend

Losing a loved one is always a difficult thing, but you don’t have to deal with your grief alone. Visit our site for inspiring articles, forums, and poems on grief-related topics including grieving for a dear friend.

When I Think of Death: Inspirational Quote 3.31.16

When I think of death, and of late the idea has come with alarming frequency, I seem at peace with the idea that a day will dawn when I will no longer be among those living in this valley of strange humors. I can accept the idea of my own demise, but I am unable

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Inspirational Quote 11/20/14: The Lost: A Continuum

Of Continuum   Having had and having lost parents, aged through nature; Having had and having lost loves, parted through living; Having had and having lost children, torn through confusion; Having had and having lost friends, passing through maturing;   Having had and having lost through nature, living, confusion and maturing, yet I find anew

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Grief: Understanding The Process

[Editor:] Today’s post is by Marty Tousley, a richly experienced grief counselor and author. You can read all about her here:   Grief will make a new person out of you, if it doesn’t kill you in the making. ~ Stephanie Ericsson Few of us are prepared to face the excruciating pain associated with the death

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Grieving the Loss of a Pet: A Poem by Jim Monroe

[LARRY: Poet and lyricist Jim Monroe shares with us a poem about the passing of a beloved dog. In my sixty-five years on earth I’ve had six of my dogs pass on. I remember each so vividly, especially the last, my beautiful Siberian Husky named Trixie who died recently at 16. I cannot think her

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Goodbye, Dear Friend

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Renowned writer Catherine Whitney has given us permission to share with you an Private Conversation she wrote to her deceased friend Lynn. It is not only deeply moving, but also a great example of how AfterTalk members can use this site to help process their grief]. Dear Lynn,             When I stormed into

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