Posts Tagged: dogs

When your dog dies

When your dog dies, even after a long slow decline as our old girl did today, it’s a feeling not quite like any other, a unique grief. Dogs are so completely unconditionally loving that having that presence go…well, I’ve cried harder today than I have at human funerals. If you’ve read any of my books,… Read more »

Handling #grief

Handling grief is necessary, and no one gets through life without dealing with this tough emotion. Grief is one of the main reasons clients come to therapy, and in fact many of life’s toughest issues (divorce, aging, abuse recovery) come with an underpinning of grief work that’s a part of dealing with it. I’m grieving… Read more »