The Oft Discarded Greif of Friends

This time of year is always hard for me. Today marks three years since I went home to be with my best friend for the last time. She had been declining for a good stretch but we both remained hopeful. At this point in our friendship, we were talking nearly every day. Having moved to…

The Death of Friends and Friendships

By the time we are in our late thirties we have all suffered some sort of loss in friendship. We may have had to live through the physical passing of a friend, or we may have lost the friendship connection through time and distance, or maybe we lost a friend through conflict. I have experienced…