Life After Emilee Logo | Neal Klein honoring his wife after losing her to pancreatic cancer
Life After Emilee Logo | Neal Klein honoring his wife after losing her to pancreatic cancer
Life After Emilee Logo | Neal Klein honoring his wife after losing her to pancreatic cancer

Archive for July 2017

The Clock I See

The Clock Of Time Remaining   There it is. I can see it in my mind. It is on a wall, or it is floating in the air a short distance in front of me. Sometimes I can hear it ticking. I saw it when I was driving the other day, in the distance hazily…

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Why Victims Don’t SPEAK OUT

Why Victims Don’t Speak Out About Being Scammed I joked a bit in that piece I wrote. But I left a few things out. Now that I have been scammed, this is  a word to the scammers, but mostly to those vulnerable to being scammed. Share this piece, spread it around. Yeah, go ahead, maybe…

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When Lonely Can Be Dangerous

When Lonely Can Be Dangerous Yikes, I thought I had a LITTLE bit of savvy. Think again. I guess I will talk about the loneliness first. As the mourning over my loss eases, I find myself feeling pummeled by another flavor of the grief process. An intense yearning for companionship, which is frequently difficult to…

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Visit To 9/11 Memorial In Manhattan, NYC

I am not sure how I got a second wind, but I did. It was a long day, which started out with catching a 9:23 train from New Haven, Connecticut which arrived in Manhattan about two hours later. I left plenty of time in case the train was late, so I would have time to get…

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Musings On Therapy, Buddhism

This is going to come out fast and furious so I can remember as much as possible of what I just wrote and lost. Brat, and Emilee would have called you a brat… I call you a B.R.A.T.   Not dismissing the P’s too quickly…the three P’s (Martin Seligman, psychologist, the three P’s…permanence, pervasiveness, personalization, easy…

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A Town Gathers After Ten Year Old Dies

Vigil on the Green (The evening of July 9, 2017) Oh, I know many people will write about this, and the reporters will do their stories. But for me, I need to put my two cents down on paper, although, with a paucity of coins these days, and with inflation, it is probably more like…

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A Good Book Review of “Option B”

  There are a whole bunch of books on grief and grief process…. Also, the CEO of facebook lost her husband suddenly 2 years ago and wrote a book about it, title is Option B. Sheryl Sandberg . Look at this review of it…. https://qz.com/964570/review-sheryl-sandbergs-death-through-an-intimate-guide-to-grief/ The review itself is a good discussion of grief processing,…

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My Hibiscus – Metaphor of Loss And Life, and Cancer

Life Lessons and My Poor Hibiscus My HIBISCUS ….. I did everything I could…. and it still died (or, someone said to cut it waaaaay back and it might show regrowth from the base…at this point…I question that, although it sounds verrrry metaphorical which I like)… there is something so sad about this…and then…there is…

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Grief …Confrontation and Vulnerability

My part of a conversation: Again, I am just using my imagination when I say…. I imagine that your friend you spoke of, she is able to listen. That is a true treasure. Most people are not great listeners, and are tooooo quick to react or give their opinion. Listening is a true art that…

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