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La Petite Mortisode - No. 5 - Disenfranchised Grief

By Cole Imperi

In this Mortisode, we learn about Disenfranchised Grief: what it is, and what you can do when you spot it in real life. Sometimes, knowing the name of something helps you cope with it. Have you experienced this kind of grief before? What helped you through it?‡ DISENFRANCHISED GRIEFI'm sure when you saw the episode title you got excited, right?Hopefully, this episode was helpful. I remember when I learned about this subject for the first blew my mind and helped deepen my compassion for other people, and myself.Disenfranchised Grief happens anytime society says you aren't entitled to your feelings.It happens most often with things like suicide, abortion, miscarriage, loss of a pet. But there are all kinds of situations where this happens.Here's the wikipedia page on disenfranchised grief. ‡ NEW OLOGIES THANATOLOGY PIN Look at this pin!!!!! Ahhh!!!!If it's still available, you can find it at!‡ A NOTE ABOUT LIFE, DEATH & TAROT INTERVIEWSFirst, I feel really grateful combined with utter fear at the overwhelming response we've had to folks who want to be on the show.Second, we had around 100 people apply this last round, and we sent out a big scheduling email last week. Recipients would get a link, see a calendar, and select an available appointment time. All the slots were filled in a couple hours.ALL THE SLOTS THROUGH JUNE!!Just a friendly reminder, I am one woman and I have to do 100% of the interviews. We're trying to figure out how to fit some of you guys in who couldn't snag an appointment. Just wanted to acknowledge this 'behind the scenes' aspect because it's something we didn't anticipate.In the meantime, please share about the podcast, rate it and review it! I see all that and it matters so much to me. <3 ‡ DIVINE DINING PHOTOS! I wrote up a whole post, complete with photo gallery here.‡ 5 THINGS DEATH HAS TAUGHT ME TALKIf you'd like more thanatology, here's a link to a talk I gave in November at the Mercantile Library.  for Creative Mornings: Cincinnati.‡ SHAREABLE IMAGES!If you want to share about the podcast with are some images you are welcome to use! And thank you in advance for taking the time to share!

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