Master Loss Checklist


Many professionals and experts in mental health agree that unresolved loss and grief create the biggest barriers to experiencing joy and peace in our lives now. After studying the subject of codependency for over 30 years, I’ve concluded grief comprises and contributes many dysfunctional behaviors we attribute to codependency. While this list is long, it can trigger awareness of all…

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Important Holiday Notice


Holidays can be dicey for people going through grief. While everyone else is eating, moaning, grumbling about required family appearances, or watching football, some people are in their own world — remembering when someone they love was there — skin on, for everyone to see and hear. But this year, the person’s absence is profoundly noticeable. Other holidays go better….

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book-coverAbout the club

In this Grief Club Forum, ask questions, make comments, take part in conversations, tell your story (over and over if you need to – obsession is a necessary stage of grief and is allowed here). We invite friends of people in grief to take part in everything we offer.

Read the articles for grieving people and articles with information that specifically applies to you, such as what not to say and how to be a supportive friend.

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From Melody's Official Site:

When a Pet Needs to Leave


The master list of losses counts 400 potential losses that can push us into grief. I don’t have room for stories about all of them. But the site lacked a story about losing a pet we love, a loss too important and significant to neglect. I knew an article would come. Recently a woman wrote to me at the…

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Solve the Word Search Puzzles by finding and circling all words on the list. The leftover letters in the puzzle form a Mystery Sentence — a message from a Melody Beattie book.

Enjoy — whether you play for fun or a distraction.

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DAILY MEDITATIONS


“I’m not disconnected from my emotions,” said Jan. “But what I am is frightened. I go so deeply into some feelings that I think that how I’m feeling now is the way I’ll always feel. I get frightened, especially with sadness, that there’s no end, no bottom, to what I’m going through.” Some feelings are just plain big. It…

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