Disenfranchised Grief

photo credit: Sarah Pflug at Unsplash

We are not used to thinking about “grief” in terms of “work.” We think of grief as being about losing a human being we love and miss. And we usually think about grief in terms of death. And if it’s not life-and-death — see how those words just run together? — then we tell ourselves it is not so important. It is not so important that we should be in pieces about it, we think.

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