Divorce is a heartbreaking death, and sometimes we fear telling the truth in our marriages because we want to avoid the emotions of anger and sorrow. But like at a funeral when the family gathers to tell stories and laugh and face the truth of life and death together, laughter can be a balm for the heart learning to go on again after great loss.

Cassie Premo Steele for Huffington Post’s Coming Out in Truth and Laughter

Accepting how moved I am by this piece. Bookmarking for future reference–because divorce can mean all sorts of separations too.


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