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Closure

Why Our Need for Closure Makes Us Selfish

Mark Travis Rivera | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Travis Rivera

The ending of any kind of relationship can be difficult but I am a firm believer that every season ends so that something more beautiful can bloom. View every ending as an opportunity to start over, renewed, with a clean slate.

Why 'It's Not You, It's Me' Isn't the Worst Breakup Excuse

Christina Scribner | Posted 07.14.2014 | Women
Christina Scribner

Sometimes a person will sacrifice their happiness to make a better future for the both of you. This is called bravery.

The Myth of 'Closure' -- One Year After the Boston Marathon Bombings

John Tsilimparis | Posted 06.07.2014 | Healthy Living
John Tsilimparis

Whenever our sense of safety and security is shattered by these types of events, restoring that emotional stability is not a simple undertaking. The central nervous system needs time to reset and process the loss of that very same safety and security that was taken away.

When HSBC Closes Your Bank Account Without Telling You

Brett King | Posted 01.29.2014 | Small Business
Brett King

I've been a customer of HSBC since 1999, and while that doesn't account for much these days, I grant you, I'm also a blogger that regularly gets 250,0...

5 Reasons You'll Never Get Closure with Your Ex

Posted 10.15.2013 | Divorce

Written by Kiri Blakeley on CafeMom’s blog, The Stir When you get your heart broken, there's one thing that tends to obsess you: Getting closure...

Surviving Suicide

Lissa Coffey | Posted 11.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Lissa Coffey

Perhaps the worst thing about suicide is the pain that it causes to those left behind. These people are known as the survivors. And telling our stories can help us to heal from the trauma of this experience.

Weekly Rune: Dagaz

Kelley Harrell | Posted 09.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Kelley Harrell

Dagaz -- Day -- Down in the easy chair, up go the feet, arms behind to cradle the head. It's okay to assume the position of a job completed, work w...

The One Word That Makes Me Incredibly Angry

Carole Brody Fleet | Posted 08.03.2013 | Fifty
Carole Brody Fleet

Few words make me angrier than a word that is constantly used toward and within the bereaved community. Closure.

Our Need for Closure Is Outdated

Schuyler Brown | Posted 05.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Schuyler Brown

Our need for closure has to cease being something we seek outside ourselves and something we reach by diving within. What we seek when we seek closure is a break in the action.

'90s Nostalgia Rules In Lost Nine Inch Nails Doc

Posted 03.19.2013 | Entertainment

Good news, for Nine Inch Nails fans; they can now satisfy any '90s NIN nostalgia with a viewing of "Closure," a 1997 documentary about the band recent...

Why I Don't Believe In Closure

Kim Goldman | Posted 04.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Kim Goldman

I have always said that grief and loss are like a best friend, "It knows me better than anyone, it's reliable and always there when I need it. It makes me angry. It makes me sad. Grief comforts me, loves me and protects me. I will never have another relationship quite like it."

10 Commandments for Breaking Up

Maryjane Fahey | Posted 11.19.2012 | Women
Maryjane Fahey

You have to dissuade yourself from thinking that you can be best friends with you ex. Tell him to chill out and maybe someday, he can reach out to you... but not for a mighty good long time. Like when you're happy, healthy, married, remarried, living in Paris and have forgotten his name.

Can You Forgive?

Felice Shapiro | Posted 09.03.2012 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

The point of forgiveness is letting go of the anger inside of you. It does not mean approving what was done in the past. Forgiveness is about oneself and not about the other person.

The Problem with Closure

Shira Hirschman Weiss | Posted 08.08.2012 | Women
Shira Hirschman Weiss

We may claim we want closure when in reality we desire an outcome that differs from the one we got. This is all too often the result of self-absorption, placing too much importance on one's pride.

Closure: A Changed Point of View

John A. Anderson | Posted 06.19.2012 | Fifty
John A. Anderson

For those who continue to wrestle with war injuries, post-traumatic stress syndrome and the lingering effects of an experience that they really didn't ask for, recognition is long overdue.

How To Get Your Stuff Back After A Breakup

Jezebel | Posted 03.02.2012 | Women

One of the worst parts of a breakup is when you come to from the initial crying and yelling and flouncing off and realize that your can opener/DVD pla...

Closure After a Breakup

Amy Chan | Posted 04.22.2012 | Women
Amy Chan

Closure is a process, and often a long, drawn out one. And during that process, the only things that heal are time, reflection and going through your emotions.

Cleaning Out My Love Closet And Moving On

Julia Moulden | Posted 01.26.2012 | Fifty
Julia Moulden

This fall, I told all my friends it's time. It's been a few years since my divorce, I have plenty of practice dating under my belt, and I figure I'm ready to meet someone new. First, it seems, I had to clean out my love closet.

Killing And The Myth Of Closure

John Thatamanil | Posted 07.06.2011 | Religion
John Thatamanil

Studies on families of those who have suffered violent loss suggest that an execution does little to move these families toward a new level of health and functionality, even though they may be active campaigners for capital punishment.

Stress and Resilience: Sandra Bullock's Example

Lissa Coffey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lissa Coffey

The truth is that all of it, the good and the bad, the fantastic and the painful, the sunshine and the rain -- all of it is here to serve the process of our growth.

Devastated Over Being Dumped? Control What You Can

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

It always hurts to be dumped without having any say in the matter but it will be less painful and you will heal more quickly over time if you take control of what you can.

Got Closure? How To Move Forward Powerfully And Positively

Lissa Coffey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lissa Coffey

Closure is different than grief. Grieving is looking back; closure is about looking ahead. We want to let go and move on. This is what closure gives us.

Why I Didn't Like The Movie "It's Complicated"

Lissa Coffey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lissa Coffey

This isn't complicated, it's adultery, and it's not funny.

Owning Up

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Sometimes people believe they need to obtain closure from another person before they sever a friendship. This isn't true.

Revolting Revelation: Michael Jackson Still Not Allowed Burial

Francesca Biller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Francesca Biller

It's been more than a month since Michael Jackson's demise and still no burial, cremation, resting place, or any manifestation of "closure" for this fallen King of Pop.