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If You’re Struggling With Grief These Holidays, This is For You

It’s okay to hurt.

Photo by Pierre Bamin on Unsplash

“I love you,” were my client’s final words to his mother through an iPad. He’s not sure how they landed: She didn’t reply.

Covid’s border and travel restrictions meant he couldn’t travel to England to see her during her illness and before she died. He watched his siblings speak at the tiny funeral…

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Karen Nimmo

Karen Nimmo

Clinical psychologist, writer. Editor of On the Couch: Practical psychology for everyday life. karen@onthecouch.co.nz