Bereavement

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Those of us with family abroad can’t just give up flying | Brief letters
Brief letters: Reasons to fly | Transport costs | ‘Sadmin’ music | Inventive chicken feed

Letters

02, Aug, 2022 @5:02 PM

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Bereaved families must get better ‘sadmin’ support | Letter
Letter: Steven Wibberley calls on regulators to work together on common processes to ensure people receive empathetic help with administrative affairs

Letters

01, Aug, 2022 @4:19 PM

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Tell us your experiences of dealing with phone companies after a bereavement
We would like to hear from people about their experiences of dealing with phone companies, utility firms, banks or other services after a bereavement

Guardian community team

28, Jul, 2022 @3:55 PM

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The 'sadmin' after my mother’s death was hard enough – then I encountered Vodafone | George Monbiot
After months of calls, hostility, and a referral to a debt collectors, the phone company cancelled my late mother’s contract. I will not watch this happen to others, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot

George Monbiot

28, Jul, 2022 @7:00 AM

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How we met: ‘We were both grieving our spouses, and juggling children and the demands of work’
After they were widowed, Joe, 55, and Kim, 58, connected through a blog Joe was writing. They now live together in Murrysville, Pennsylvania

Lizzie Cernik

18, Jul, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘Jokes helped me salvage myself’: Kat Lister on turning the anger of grief into comedy
What was Kat Lister to do when her husband died of a brain tumour, leaving her a widow in her 30s? Grieve, obviously, but then try to laugh too. Here, she explains why

Kat Lister

17, Jul, 2022 @9:00 AM

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‘She was my world. I loved her with my heart and soul’: my glimpse into a stranger’s grief
I can’t stop thinking about the woman who tweeted about her mother’s death – and the comfort it brought her

Adrian Chiles

13, Jul, 2022 @3:46 PM

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Boy, seven, to cycle from London to Paris in honour of late father
Bereavement charity to benefit from ride by Rupert Brooke in honour of his late father

Safi Bugel

30, Jun, 2022 @4:10 PM

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Merry widows? How attitudes to bereaved women have changed
Societies around the world have always had a problem with a wife who belongs to no one. But what does the term even mean in the modern era?

Louisa Young

25, Jun, 2022 @2:00 PM

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The awful grief of losing a loved one can change you as a person | Letters
Letters: Samantha Gibson, Judith Kent, Veronica Edwards and Janie Penn-Barwell on the pain of bereavement and how it can catch you unawares

Letters

24, Jun, 2022 @5:06 PM

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The pain of ‘moving on’ after a loved one dies | Letters
Letters: Jean Simons says parents who have lost a child may resent their grief being labelled as unduly prolonged, and Louise Rendle says a support group was invaluable when her husband died. Plus a letter from Rev Cecil Heatley

Letters

21, Jun, 2022 @4:37 PM

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Tim Dowling: I wonder what my lovely aunt would’ve made of her funeral
To have the Dowling siblings in charge of your final arrangements might be regarded as rank misfortune. Luckily Gladys was clear about what she wanted: nothing

Tim Dowling

04, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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