Year of the Monkey

Shortly after our miscarriage, Nick attended therapy with me a few times. While we communicate fairly well, it was helpful to have him come along so we could hear how both of us were coping with our losses.

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How to Help: Inner Circles

Over the last several weeks I’ve written about a circle theory applicable in the midst of trauma or loss. First, I covered what people in the Outer Circles can do for a grieving family. Second, I looked at Middle Circles. Today, I offer some ideas for those in the Inner Circles. Inner Circle people are most often going to be immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings); for some people Inner Circles would also include many extended family members and close friends. There are fewer people in the Inner Circles, and that is okay.

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