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Theorizing, Grieving, and Feeling Scared: Grappling with Modern Discourses on Suicide

Theorizing, Grieving, and Feeling Scared: Grappling with Modern Discourses on Suicide

Very grateful for this piece by Sarah Gates.  Almost five years ago, my father died from suicide. The violence of his death, and the suffering that preceded it, marked the tearing of a temple curtain in my life. Since then, I’ve found myself in positions I never imagined that I’d be in—traumatized by certain violent […]

Moving on at a Difference Pace

Moving on at a Difference Pace

This is a stirring reflection on the slow motion of grief, given to us by a friend of Mockingbird, Kevan Lee. You can read more of Kevan at his own website, Invincible Future. My dad passed away nine months ago, and it may as well have been yesterday. How is that? Why is that? Nine […]