Growing Grief
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Growing Grief

How To Survive Grief

Answer: you go with the flow

my dog Penny’s harness that landed in the shape of a heart. RIP Penny 2021–12–15

More of an answer: You survive by keeping going. By going with the flow of it. You can’t, “get over” grief and loss, or even really move away from it. It’ll always be there, but just change from day to day or week to week, month to month or even year to year. You can be with it, you can cope and deal with it, you can live with it.




A place to read and share stories of death and dying. Growing through the grief that comes before, during and after death

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Caitlin McColl

Caitlin McColl

I write about mental health, the future, grief & loss, mindfulness, general life musings (+ fiction and poetry!). ❤️coffee & dogs.

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