Talking about grief and loss

You'd think losing your mother would be the worst part of losing your mother. But for Annie Broadbent, whose mother succumbed to cancer in 2011, one of the hardest parts of the loss was watching her friends and family become paralyzed by the fear of saying or doing the wrong thing, leaving them unable to support her during the most difficult time of her life.

So begins this great article about death acceptance and the rise of Death Cafes here and abroad.  It is well worth a read.