Age of Empathy
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Age of Empathy

Grief in the Beginning

You Never Know the Depths ’til You’re In It

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Sometimes there’s a sorrow. It starts out familiar. There is a stillness that allows you to name and feel what is sad. You’ve got this.

But then it bleeds into grief, which has its own territory. It has sharp, jagged edges. It makes your eyes sting from weeping, sometimes so hard, you can’t see in front of you. A heaviness…

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Martha Manning, Ph.D.

Martha Manning, Ph.D.

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Dr. Martha Manning is a writer and clinical psychologist, author of Undercurrents and Chasing Grace. Depression sufferer. Mother. Growing older under protest.