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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…

Isobel Joplin

Isobel is a recovering nap-aholic, lover of chocolate, and mother of dragons (literally). You can catch her daily at The Shower, performing a capella.

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