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By: Jill Pertler

Grief teaches me new lessons every day.

I think writing about them is important, because grief is a topic many of us shy away from. It’s uncomfortable. It’s beyond that. It’s terrifying.

Because here’s the truth that none of us wants to hear: If you love someone, there is very huge chance one of you will grieve the other at some point. Love culminates in grief. We pretend this isn’t true, but there is no dodging the bullet. Grief is a sniper. And that sniper got me.

But, if my experience and insight can help one person, then my words on this page are not in vai...



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