This episode aired on 11/8/11 and focuses on the many facets of the grief journey and discusses that all important question ‘Will I ever heal?’.
- Segment 1 – What is grief? – This series opens up with a basic question, ‘What is this thing called grief?’ The panel also discusses ‘How do people grieve?’ and ‘How long does it last?’. This segment closes with a model of the grief process.
- Segment 2 – Powerful Feelings – Grief is almost always coupled with a roller coaster of emotions. The panel will explore these many emotions that are real, and that are a natural and normal part of the grief journey.
- Segment 3 – Touching Bottom & Making Choices – Almost everyone that has suffered a significant loss touches bottom at some time in their journey. It is often at this point, choices are placed before us. See & hear the choice and decision Mary Lisa has made as well as others during their personal journey.
- Segment 4 – Will I ever heal? – The questions asked most often by those in grief are ‘Will I ever heal?’, ‘Will I ever be normal again?’ These questions and their answers are discussed by our panel members on this final segment.