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“It is time to teach society on how to be empathetic with people grieving.”
Nathalie Himmelrich, Grieving Parents: Surviving Loss as a Couple
“We do not have control
over many things
in life and death
but we do have control
over the meaning we give it.”
Nathalie Himmelrich, Grieving Parents: Surviving Loss as a Couple
“Never compare your grief.
You - and only you
walk your path.”
Nathalie Himmelrich, Grieving Parents: Surviving Loss as a Couple
“Grief is a universal experience
from which no one
will be spared.”
Nathalie Himmelrich, Grieving Parents: Surviving Loss as a Couple
“We do not "get over" a death. We learn to carry the grief and integrate the loss in our lives. In our hearts, we carry those who have died. We grieve and we love. We remember.”
Nathalie Himmelrich, Grieving Parents: Surviving Loss as a Couple
“We do not have control over many things in life and death but we do have control over the meaning we give it.”
Nathalie Himmelrich, Grieving Parents: Surviving Loss as a Couple
“Honestly, death took on a totally different meaning for me in the past years.....I don't feel the fear or trepidation about death that I used to feel. I felt tired of living.”
Nathalie Himmelrich, Grieving Parents: Surviving Loss as a Couple
“Grieving is intense and it is non-stop intense. Even if things are quiet, and you're sitting there in your chair, kind of staring off into space, inside, the intensity is raging. - Lori Ennis”
Nathalie Himmelrich, Grieving Parents: Surviving Loss as a Couple
“Just because we lost a life, doesn't mean we have to lose ourselves. - Tamara Gabriel”
Nathalie Himmelrich, Grieving Parents: Surviving Loss as a Couple
“There is no right way to grieve; there is only your way to grieve and that is different for everyone.”
Nathalie Himmelrich, Grieving Parents: Surviving Loss as a Couple
“MOVING FROM STEP 1 TO STEP 2 Awareness of the loss slowly sinks in as”
Nathalie Himmelrich, Grieving Parents: Surviving Loss as a Couple
“I don't think we had a joint mission to keep our relationship together. It was like: "Every man for himself." I was in so much pain, I wasn't really looking out for your interests. I didn't have the facility or resource to really do that, to be there for you. Thankfully everything held together. Our love for each other kept on a progression. It could have easily gone the other way." - Jonathan Pascual”
Nathalie Himmelrich, Grieving Parents: Surviving Loss as a Couple
“Trust your partner's way of coping to be the best they are able to do and be at every moment in time.”
Nathalie Himmelrich, Grieving Parents: Surviving Loss as a Couple
“When my wife and I lost our son, we had similar but very different experiences. She felt she was caught in a blizzard and she doesn't remember the six months after we lost him. For me, it was like everything that I had known burnt to the ground, this field or forest that was turned to ash, burning, smoldering. How do I make sense of a world where this can happen? - Sean Hanish”
Nathalie Himmelrich, Grieving Parents: Surviving Loss as a Couple
“The best advice that I got during counseling: Don't judge your spouse's grief response. Give them the freedom to grieve their own way. - Rachel Crawford”
Nathalie Himmelrich, Grieving Parents: Surviving Loss as a Couple
“There are many different ways in which individuals express, experience, and adapt to grief. Understanding and accepting different ways of grieving lies at the heart of surviving your loss as a couple. Understanding is helpful but not absolutely necessary. Acceptance of your partner's approach however is a necessity. If you have not reached acceptance, make it your first priority.”
Nathalie Himmelrich, Grieving Parents: Surviving Loss as a Couple