introduction

InĀ 1969, Elizabeth Kubler-Ross published a book which outlined the 5 stages of grief. These were denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. These stages reflect how people cope with death and dying, and are non-linear and not necessarily a true progression from one to the next. The stages can, however, be applied to any form of… Continue reading introduction

SOBS

SOBS stands for Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide. It's the name of a support group that I've begun to attend, run by the charity Cruse. The sessions are 2 hours, once a month, and are entirely free (donations welcome). I'm 100% not the ideal candidate for a support group. I can barely talk about Jack… Continue reading SOBS