By Connie Brase, MA
Many of us have the idea that the only time we grieve is when a loved one, an integral part of our lives, passes away. Grief is a normal response of sorrow,
emotion, and confusion from loss; it is a natural part of life.
However, ANY loss of something important to our lives can throw us into that complicated emotion.
Traumatic events include the loss of a close pet; loss of a job; loss of good health due to an illness. Even moving can be traumatic; we may be excited about going to