Suicide Survivors

SuicideSuvivorsSur•vi•vor

Noun
1. a person or thing that survives
2. one who outlives others
3. a person who endures, who continues to function or prosper in spite of opposition, hardship, or setbacks

This definition suggests fortitude, grit, and determination even in the face of overwhelming odds.  Many “survivors” outlast and persevere through hardships often sudden, terrible, and not of their own doing; and because of this, generally speaking, “survivors” are admired.

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Going Forward after Grief and Loss

grief-and-lossLike many of life’s passages, how we approach and deal with the loss of a loved one is as individual as each person. Even if we are not experiencing an immediate loss, most of us have lost family and friends over the years. The older we get, the more likely we are to live with a sense of bereavement (loss from death) in some meaningful way.

Many are familiar with “On Death ...

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