Thing a Day
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Thing a Day

On the Opposite of Grief

When someone’s death is a weight lifted.

Photo by Xan Griffin on Unsplash

My partner’s father died this past weekend. To have another person in my orbit die within three weeks might normally have thrown me for a huge loop, but this news was met with a lot of mixed feelings. That is to say, my partner and I were fairly relieved to hear that he was finally dead.

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