I thought I would be able to control the faucets of my emotions — that certain days his birthday, his deathiversary would be drenched in meaning, and most days would not. I wish that were the case; I wish we could relegate all our heaviest grieving to specific days of the year.
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It would certainly be more efficient. I bought a stick for myself, so that my armpits and his armpits would be forever connected. In , Lady Gaga released her Joanne album, named for an aunt who died before she was even born. In her Netflix documentary, Gaga: Five Foot Two , she plays the song for her grandmother and bawls uncontrollably.
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Her grandmother listens to the song, watches Gaga weep, and thanks her for the song. She does not shed a tear. Their grief — even for the same person — is different. The roots of grief are boundless.
They can reach back through generations. They are undeterred by time, space or any other law you try to apply to them. The woman I met had lived far more of her life without that boyfriend than with him. Time had not healed that wound, and it never will. But it is not true mentally or emotionally. Time is cruel.
The woman I met for coffee had lived far more of her life without that boyfriend than she had with him. They are still real. Time can change you, and it will.
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For you, time marches on, steadily and reliably. A year is just a year. A day is just a day. We move forward, but we carry it all with us.
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