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Grief Myth #5: Grieve Alone

Updated: Dec 6, 2022

So far we've covered 4 myths...did any of them sound familiar?

Myth #1: Time heals all wounds

Myth #2: Don’t feel (bad, sad, etc.)

Myth #3: Replace the loss

Myth #4: Be strong

Now Myth #5 (drum roll, please): Grieve alone

Stop me if you’ve heard this…"If you're going to cry, go cry in your room"

I can honestly say that I’m guilty of saying this to my children. Why? Because this is what I was told by my Mom, what I heard my family say to us growing up, and it’s what I saw my Mom do when she was struggling. Of course I followed suit as a par