Loss of a Family Member

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  • Five Years into Widowhood, Life Goes On

    Posted on February 20, 2024 - by Paula Ezop

    Five Years into Widowhood I still can’t believe that he is gone, and perhaps I never will.  And that’s all right.  I never thought that I would be alone, and […]

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  • A Widower’s Christmas Wish List

    Posted on December 19, 2023 - by Herb Knoll

    From as far away as Australia to the British Isles, from Canada to Nigeria, the Widowers Support Network hears the cries of men who mourn the loss of their wife, […]

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  • Holding On, Letting Go After Husband’s Death

    Posted on November 20, 2023 - by Harriet Hodgson

    What I Let Go Of After my husband died, I had to decide what to let go of and what to hold onto. I let go of John’s companionship. John […]

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  • Widower Honors Both Deceased Wives

    Posted on November 20, 2023 - by Peter Lichtenberg

    Peter A. Lichtenberg, PhD was inducted into the Radnor High School Hall of Fame on Friday, November 10, in Radnor, Penn. Peter was honored for his work and impact on the […]

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  • Widowed Parent Has Extra Struggles

    Posted on October 23, 2023 - by Jenny Lisk

    Widowed Parents If you’d spotted us — four women in our 40s, laughing, chatting, and drinking wine — you’d be forgiven for assuming we were merely busy parents, stressed-out professionals, […]

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  • Why Do I Feel Worse Now Than I Did Right After My Husband Died?

    Posted on October 9, 2023 - by Melinda Richarz Lyons

    The Shock of a Sudden Death Grief counseling was invaluable to me after I lost my husband, Sid. He was only 56 and died very suddenly. There were so many […]

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  • Widow Fears Sharing Thoughts of Suicide

    Posted on October 1, 2023 - by Marty Tousley

    Widow Fears Sharing Thoughts of Suicide Question from a Reader I know I’ve heard plenty of times that it is normal for ‘grievers’ to feel despondent and wish to be […]

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Open to Hope TV

  • Episode 213: Navigating the Challenges of Spousal Loss

    Posted on February 5, 2024 - by admin

    Dr. Gloria Horsley, Dr. Heidi Horsley, Dawn Nargi, Aliza Marlin, and Jennifer O’Brien discuss valuable tips and tools for coping with the loss of a spouse. Dawn Nargi, the Executive […]

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  • Episode 212: Embracing Hope Anew After Multiple Losses

    Posted on January 22, 2024 - by admin

      Discover hope amidst multiple losses with insights from Dr. Gloria Horsley, Dr. Heidi Horsley, Jennifer O’Brien, and Dr. Barbara Hopkinson. Explore their personal journeys of overcoming the initial belief […]

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  • Episode 211: Exploring the Challenges and Joys of Dating After Grief

    Posted on January 16, 2024 - by admin

    Are you considering the prospect of dating after experiencing a loss? Join Dr. Gloria Horsley, her fiancée Dr. Frank Powers, and their guests Dawn Nargi, Aliza Martin, and Dr. Barbara […]

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  • Episode 210: Developing Passion and Purpose After Loss

    Posted on December 21, 2023 - by admin

    Does it feel impossible to develop passion and purpose after loss? Join Dr. Gloria Horsley and her daughter Dr. Heidi Horsley, along with their guests Elizabeth Coplan, Ken Ross, and […]

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  • Episode 209: Finding Hope After an Anticipated Loss

    Posted on December 20, 2023 - by admin

    What is unique about anticipated loss and how does one find hope again? Join Dr. Gloria Horsley and her daughter Dr. Heidi Horsley, along with their guests Ken Ross, Elizabeth […]

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  • Episode 208: From Grief to Dating

    Posted on December 14, 2023 - by admin

    After the loss of a partner does it feel like you will never find love again?  Join Dr. Gloria Horsley and her fiancée Dr. Frank Powers, along with their guests […]

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  • Episode 207: From Grief to Peace

    Posted on November 13, 2023 - by admin

    Does moving from grief to peace after a loss feel impossible?  Join Dr. Heidi Horsley, and her guests’ Heather Stang, Dr. Wendy Lichtenthal, and Gina Moffa, as they discuss how […]

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  • Episode 206: Making Meaning After Loss

    Posted on November 13, 2023 - by admin

    Have you ever wondered how to make meaning after a loss?  Join Dr. Heidi Horsley, and her guests’ Dr. Wendy Lichtenthal, Gina Moffa, and Heather Stang as they discuss meaning […]

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  • Episode 205: Moving on Doesn’t Mean Letting Go

    Posted on November 13, 2023 - by admin

    Are people telling you that in order to move on after a loss, you have to let go? Join Dr. Heidi Horsley, and her guests’ Gina Moffa, Heather Stang, and […]

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