There are almost four million widowers in the United States, each uniquely dealing with their loss, sadness and grief, and all at different stages in their journey. Yet, we have a lot in common, and by sharing our stories, we can help ourselves and other through the healing process.
Growth Through Grief is a resource and community with a mission to help widowers, like you, turn loss and sadness into growth and purpose. To better help facilitate the journey, we have created a set of events, articles, tools, personal stories and interviews, all designed to help you learn from other widowers, mental health professionals, faith leaders and growth experts. These tools are for you to improve your mind, body and spirit and achieve growth through grief.
GRIEF: A Journey To Growth
GRIEF is a framework developed to help you grow spiritually, mentally and physically through your healing process. To help, we took the word GRIEF and created a framework to help you grow from it, successively moving through this framework to help you become a new happier, healthier and more joyful version of yourself:
As you evolve from pain to purpose, for each step in the GRIEF process, we have created assessment and worksheet based tools which you can leverage for each step,
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Now is the time of grief, but I will see you again and you will rejoice, and no one will take away your joy. — John 16:22 Holidays like Mother's Day can be particularly painful reminders of the loss you have experienced and the person who is no longer with you. If
Grief is a journey that often requires support and guidance from others, and therapy can be an incredibly helpful tool for navigating the ups and downs of that journey. - Dr. Katherine Shear, Director of the Center for Complicated Grief at Columbia University The intense emotional pain, grief, and trauma can be
Your heart is a giant cathedral. Let it open. Let it love. Do not let your gorgeous loyalty to the deceased stop you from experiencing the marvels and terrors of your short, mortal, precious life. It’s OK to live, and to love.—Elizabeth Gilbert (author) Losing a spouse is an incredibly difficult experience,
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