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by Dr. Debby Baker, Clinical Psychologist – Program Director, Community Grief Center
There are two guarantees in life, as they say – death and taxes. At least with taxes there are some positive benefits – roads, schools, libraries, etc. Death is something nobody wants to deal with or talk about in our society. And the long-term effects of grief are generally dealt with by suppressing our feelings. We just have to be strong, and act like we’re doing “just fine.” The grieving are often isolated when they most need community. No wonder people think they’re going crazy when a wave of sadness or anger overtakes them unexpectedly, often at odd times and places. Grief is a whole new experience that nobody is taught about but it is a process and it is something that cannot be ignored—because it will show up in different ways.