My new piece about grief posted at Hand to Hold today:
"When you become a parent, you don’t expect that one of the lessons you’ll have to impart is that of how to grieve. Even though you know that your child will have their own pains, their own struggles, their own sense of groundlessness at times as they grow, it’s your hope that at least there will be a break, a reprieve, a pause before they have to learn how to navigate something so utterly difficult, a time where they can bask in unconditional love without the notion of pain. But sometimes that’s not the case."
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