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A Mother Who Understands Grief

Meditating on the Seven Sorrows of Mary

By: Anne Costa

My husband and I experienced our first miscarriage four years into our marriage. It was a devastating blow for us because we were so eager to have a child. Even though my husband and I had a very close relationship and a good solid marriage, the trauma of losing a child made us feel like strangers.

Thankfully, I had read that, in general, men and women grieve differently, and that it is best not to have any expectations, pass judgmen

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