In Episode 66, we discuss the unique emotions and challenges we experience when we grieve for a friend who has died.
Unlike family, we choose our friends. And there are times when we feel much closer to our friends and have more deep and meaningful relationships with them than with family members.
So when they die, either through illness, accident, anticipatory or sudden, we are shocked that this could happen.
Whether the friend is a classmate, a teammate or a neighbor friend when we are young, or someone we met through work, or a hobby that we both loved, we grow that friendship into something wonderful.
Unlike a family member, when our friend dies others might feel and let us know that this relationship should not be mourned as you would for a relative.
But this is not so.
We might have a relative we barely saw or knew and we would not grieve to the same extent we grieve for a friend we have known nearly all our lives.
Listen in to Episode 66 for more on this very important discussion.
Bless you, my friend, my warrior!
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