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.
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.