Loss of a Family Member

After Loss of a sibling

Do you feel your loss is overlooked? Find inspiration in stories by others who have lost siblings.

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Articles

  • When Deaths Accumulate

    Posted on July 14, 2019 - by Judy Lipson

    One life ends, and a new chapter begins. My father’s decline and ultimate death emancipated me, letting the reins loose that I held so tightly. My father and I had […]

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  • I Will Always Love You

    Posted on July 11, 2019 - by Judy Lipson

    Much as twins often have a sense when the other is in danger, so do some sisters. The night Jane died, the exact time of her death, both Margie and […]

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  • Sisters: The Last of Three

    Posted on December 27, 2018 - by Judy Lipson

      There is no one like a sister. Sisters are constant, champions, and competitors. Margie, Judy, Jane. I am a sister. I had those relationships. I had them for the […]

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  • Sibling Loss: Interview with Stephen Stott

    Posted on December 22, 2018 - by Heidi Horsley

    At the annual ADEC (Association of Death Education and Counseling), I spoke with Stephen Stott about the loss of his sister and how eventually he found peace and hope with […]

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  • Revelations Along the Grief Ride

    Posted on December 5, 2018 - by Judy Lipson

    The amusement park rides illustrate the trajectory of revelation and power of change. Every ride makes us feel different sensations, from the slow to the chilling speed of the roller […]

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  • Multiple Sibling Loss: Interview with Shavaun McGinty

    Posted on September 3, 2018 - by Heidi Horsley

    At the annual ADEC (Association of Death Education and Counseling), I spoke with Shavaun McGinty, an expert on sibling loss. In the video below I talk to Shavaun about the […]

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  • Remembering a Big Sister Who Struggled with Eating Disorder

    Posted on December 8, 2017 - by Judy Lipson

    I never comprehended the summer of 1970. At age 14, I witnessed my beautiful older sister Margie fading away when she picked me up from overnight camp. My sister whom […]

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