SOMETIMES CHRISTMAS HURTS | The Grief Toolbox

You get your hopes up that this year, finally, Christmas will be so happy for everyone. The death of your Loved One happened more than one Christmas ago and ‘things’ are getting back to a new normal–not the old, happy holiday normal–but a new, quieter, normal with one empty chair at the table. You try your best to continue the same family traditions because they bring you a measure of comfort and joy amidst the turbulence of glaring lights, traffic and crushing humanity that signal the start of another Christmas season. Another lonely Christmas season. You

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About Sue Rosenbloom, M.A., C.T.

Thanatologist: Loss and Grief Coach - My blog is for educational purposes only. I am not a licensed professional counselor - Bachelor of Arts in Human Studies - Marylhurst University (2007)- Certificate in Thanatology - Hood College (2008) Master of Arts in Thanatology - Hood College (2009) Certificate in Thanatology - The-Association for Death Education and Counseling (The highest level of loss and grief education). * Hospice, Alzheimers and Senior's Advocate * Former first responder for Trauma Intervention Program, Inc. (TIP) * Hospice and Bereavement Volunteer for Providence Hospice Bereavement Program * Association for Death Education and Counseling Member * National Alliance for Bereavement of Children * Hood College Thanatology Association * American Group Psychotherapy Association * Marylhurst Gerontolgy Association * Oregon Gerontology Association * Hospice, Loss, Grief and Bereavement Researcher * Creative Writer
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