Proudly serving widows and widowers across Canada - ginettes journey

By: Widowed  09-12-2011

I was reminded this weekend, of the comparison between the grieving process and labour. Both have stages, landmarks of sorts to a destination.

As a doula, I prepare couples for what to expect during labour and delivery. No matter how much I “tell” them what to anticipate, there is no amount of preparing for the “real” intense experience. What is taught in preparation is based on “textbook” cases; what is experienced is our perception of the “stages” given ..


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