A year has passed since I lost my SO.
Though I’m in a good place now mentally and emotionally, I do still yearn for him, and still there are moments when grief comes at me hard and unexpected.
But I have found strength in getting this far in moving forward. Both time and new perspective has healed me in a way.
In the process there are some interesting truths about grief and healing that I’ve learned, so here goes…
It’s a paradox between love and loss.
You can’t recognize one without the other. To feel loss, you have to know love. The irony is that love comes from a place of good, it inspires, it gives life. While having a sense of loss, is dark, painful, and often times crippling. …