‘Ambiguous Loss’ from Miami-Area Condo Collapse Makes Grieving Harder

‘Ambiguous Loss’ from Miami-Area Condo Collapse Makes Grieving Harder

Boss coined the term ambiguous loss in the 1970s and detailed it in her book Ambiguous Loss: Learning to Live with Unresolved Grief. In what way does this tragedy in Florida fit with your concept of ambiguous loss? What are some other helpful ways to learn how to live with ambiguous loss that your research and practice have shown? [Editor’s Note: Boss’s forthcoming book The Myth of Closure: Ambiguous Loss in a Time of Pandemic and Change covers this subject in more detail and will be released this fall.] And finally, I would say educate yourself about ambiguous loss, because it’s more common than you think.

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