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View Diary: The Grieving Room - Musings on C.S. Lewis’ 'A Grief Observed' (59 comments)

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  •  It was easier when people (4+ / 0-)
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    Wee Mama, bewild, bws, KibbutzAmiad

    wore mourning.  You weren't expected to "just get over it."  

    These days, it seems as though people are allowed two weeks and then they are supposed to "get back to normal."

    But normal doesn't exist anymore.  A new normal will, one day, but most of us liked the old normal better, and would give anything to return to it.  Even with the irritations and the stuff we took for granted.  But we can't.

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