Day: September 3, 2014

Eighty-Six The Rolls, Arguing With A Narcissist.

First the incident… I wanted to have a backyard bar-b-que for Labor Day weekend because I wanted to pretend for one lousy day that my household was like everybody’s else’s. I wanted to be normal. Because of my husband, Driftwood-the-Narcissist’s, bad behavior in the past, none of my friends would accept my invitation to come Read More

Why the extra pillows?

When I was studying Grief in mortuary college in 2003-5, I remember learning about “Searching” behaviors. This refers to something that happens most often to older people who have lost their husband or wife of many, many years. The surviving spouse imagines that they hear their deceased spouse walking around in the home that they Read More

What Is Grief? – by

Grief is a natural response to loss. It’s the emotional suffering you feel when something or someone you love is taken away. The more significant the loss, the more intense the grief will be. You may associate grief with the death of a loved one—which is often the cause of the most intense type of Read More

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