+56 9 422 700 70

dutch_flag_divider_shadowed4_v2
24 Nov

Dear Therapist: Can I Ever Get Over My Spouse’s Death?

Dear Therapist: Can I Ever Get Over My Spouse’s Death?

We had been hitched for 47 years, and we can’t visualize life without her.

Editor’s Note: Every Wednesday, Lori Gottlieb answers concerns from visitors about their issues, big and tiny. Have actually a question? Email her at dear.therapist@theatlantic.com.

Dear Therapist,

I will be a rather successful worldwide lawyer. December my wife of 47 years died last. It’s been the worst 90 days of my entire life, and my despair doesn’t disappear completely.

Just how long will this carry on? I still anticipate her in the future away from her space daily. Can I go to Alcoholics Anonymous meetings again—although i’ve no aspire to drink—just to talk? See a thanatologist? Can there be any such thing to relieve the solitude?

AnonymousMexico City and Nyc

I’m therefore sorry for the tremendous loss. (más…)