Welcome to the Griefwords Online Library
Brought to you by the Center for Loss and Life Transition - Alan Wolfelt, Ph.D., Director
Helping Others with Grief
A friend has experienced the death of someone loved. How can you help? The following articles provide many practical suggestions for helping others with grief:
Helping Yourself with Grief
Someone you love has died. You are now faced with the difficult, but important, need to mourn. Mourning is the open expression of your thoughts and feelings regarding the death and the person who died. It is an essential part of healing. The following articles provide many practical suggestions to help you move toward healing in your unique grief journey.
In Communion and Greater Than the Sum of Their Parts Helping Yourself Heal When Someone Loved Dies Will I Befriend My Feelings Or Will I Deny, Repress, Or Inhibit Them? Helping Yourself Heal When Your Spouse Dies Helping Yourself Heal When Your Child Dies Helping Yourself Heal When Your Parent Dies Helping Yourself Heal When a Baby Dies Helping Yourself Heal During the Holiday Season Healing Your Grief About Getting Older Embracing the Sadness of Grief When Your Soulmate Dies
For and About Grieving Children and Teenagers
Children and teenagers have special needs following the death of a friend or family member. The following articles provide wonderful insight in helping children and teens understand and express their grief.