Growth through Grief

Becoming a widower was not the life situation you ever thought you would experience, but here you are, facing a new day without your partner, with a family desperate for answers, a significant change in your identity and so much more. It can be overwhelming, but you don’t have to go through it alone.

Growth Through Grief is a community and resource site, here to provide you with the help needed, not just for kick-starting your healing journey, but providing a guide for growth and creating a new you.

Here you can learn from fellow widowers, mental health professionals, faith leaders and growth experts, and take advantage of tools, resources and community events, to help you transcend from loss and sadness to growth and purpose.

You are
not alone.

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.

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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:

It is important to overcome the self blaming and regrets in order to create enough space to begin the healing process.

Looking back retrospectively you can identify the hurts that trigger your grief and begin the healing process..

With determination and prayers, you can pivot from the past to the future, setting your mind and establishing goals for healing and growth.

Taking action to improve your mind, body and spirit, creating a new and improved you.

Transcending to an enlightened state, to sustain the progress through surrender and assuring protection from future challenges and loss.

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,

Let’s take the first step towards healing together.

Mind, Body and Spirit Advice

Explore the latest insight and advice blog articles

  • Grief is a heart-wrenchingly painful problem for the brain to solve, and grieving necessitates learning to live in the world with the absence of someone you love deeply, who is ingrained in your understanding of the world. This means that for the brain, your loved one is simultaneously gone and also everlasting ― Mary-Frances

  • Resilience is accepting your new reality, even if it’s less good than the one you had before. You can fight it, you can do nothing but scream about what you’ve lost, or you can accept that and try to put together something that’s good. ― Elizabeth Edwards Grief is a universal human

  • 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

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