Keeping the dead alive
How to Let Grief Grow and Keep the Dead Alive
A resource by Mary-Joan Gerson, Ph.D.
- Grief is not time-limited. It continues throughout the rest of a lifetime.
- Those who’ve died can remain alive in conversation and in shared relationships much more than Western culture seems to allow.
- The Western psychological approach to grief should become less pragmatic and more open to the spiritual dimension of presence and connection.
Personal loss and 50+ years of psychoanalytically treating grief and loss