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After all, I was widowed now! Wasn’t I supposed to be sad all the time?
Grief is not a one-size-fits-all experience. If you are grieving, be gentle with yourself. Know that everyone copes differently. And when you do fall apart, know it is normal. Make room for it.
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For 2019, I had a different type of bonfire night. It was lovely, wholesome and warm.
Why do we have this self-imposed idea that throughout our lives we are meant to maintain a perfect, crisp version of ourselves? Like untouched snow, or fresh school shoes that we don’t want to scratch.