grief and the holidays

coping through the season with help from the Wilson Support Center 
~ by Abigail Unger

 Buffalo Healthy Living December 2018

During the holidays we are accustomed to finding ourselves surrounded by the love and warmth of family and friends. We cherish the depth and beauty of these connections and attribute meaning to our shared traditions and rituals. We anticipate togetherness, celebration, comfort, laughter, and joy. For those who are grieving or have a seriously ill loved one, the holidays can magnify the realities of our loss as the actuality of the void left by our loved one, or the heightened recognition of an impending loss takes hold... Continue reading