Category Archives: grief and grieving

cohousing diary- my real diary for living in co-housing

Here is my real diary as I lived in cohousing.  I changed some things to make it understandable. I wrote this for myself. I always wanted to blog but this was just for me – never thinking I’d move out … Continue reading

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Like, Marriage: cohousing – do we expect too much?

I’ve been thinking about what we are told about cohousing. How it will provide us a community. But is it what we each expect? Everyone’s ideas of community are different. Today I saw this article in my search engine about … Continue reading

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I, Robot

Conflict is a gift. It is inevitable in cohousing and any group.  It points to where the weak points are and gives you an opportunity to fix it. Of course, no group is perfect, but if you listen, you can … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Blues

Grief has a pattern to it.  The first year is the toughest.  You have these milestones and remember where you were the year before without the grief.  I’ve gotten to know grief too well. My dad died after his battle … Continue reading

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Mourning at Co Housing

I went off to work and my boys had the day off from school.  My 9 year old called saying our cat, Dulce, was shaking and falling down.  I called the vet (and now I know you should find a … Continue reading

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