Grief Work

Posts exploring aspects of grief, such as disenfranchised grief, to support grieving individuals, families, and communities.

types of grief

Types of Grief Work: Anticipatory, Collective, and Disenfranchised

In 2020, people worldwide expanded our vocabulary for describing and perhaps even experiencing grief. As COVID-19 spread globally—taking lives and radically altering the landscape of our daily lives—references to “anticipatory grief” and “collective grief” became far more common. Whereas “anticipatory grief” describes feelings of loss that precede an expected death,…

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