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Signs of Complicated Grief & Ways to Cope

by Janel Ruby, LBSW, & Janna Kontz, MDiv We will all experience grief at some point in our lives. At its best, grieving is complicated. We may feel a variety …

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7 Ways to Help a Parent Who Has Lost a Spouse

by Jennifer Messelt, LMSW, LGSW  In my 14 years as grief specialist at Hospice of the Red River Valley, I’ve sat across from many grieving spouses. It’s been a privilege …

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Loneliness: Grief’s Unintended Guest

by Jennifer Messelt, LMSW, LGSW After a loved one has died, you may feel like you are consumed by your grief—and often loneliness—especially if you had a close relationship with …