Ep 10: Ambiguous Loss and Ambiguous Grief

During the first few years of my mom’s battle with Alzheimer’s, I was an emotional wreck. I cried all the time. I got angry and overreacted a lot. I had really big emotions over the smallest things.

It wasn’t until I became familiar with the terms ambiguous loss and ambiguous grief that my emotional overwhelm finally made sense. I had never identified as grieving before because my mom was still alive. I eventually learned that it’s possible to grieve someone while they are still alive, and there are many helpful ways to cope with it.

Click play to hear:

  • An explanation of ambiguous loss and ambiguous grief
  • My experience with emotional overwhelm and realizing I was actually grieving
  • Tips to cope with ambiguous loss and ambiguous grief

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