Spousal Bereavement

Grief is a lonely and isolating experience in and of itself, even more so if the loved one you’ve lost is the person you planned to spend your life with.  The death of a spouse is a profound loss with many implications. It’s the loss of companionship, the life plans that you had together, intimacy, and the overall sense of partnership that you’ve created with one another.  If you and your spouse had children, it also means the loss of a parenting partner.  The following resources aim to support those who’ve experienced such a loss, as they grapple with the many feelings and changes that the loss of a spouse can bring.