Episodes

Nov. 21, 2021

Welcome to the Surviving Siblings Podcast

This is for all my forgotten mourners, for all my Surviving Siblings. In this podcast, I am going to tell you my story, the story…

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March 16, 2022

The Call That Changed My Life

As a surviving sibling, there are defining moments in your journey. The first defining moment is the call, that call that changes…

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March 23, 2022

Discovering Information and Family Arrivals

The journey of a surviving sibling is full of ups and downs. Usually, people come to us to ask about how parents are, people forg…

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March 30, 2022

The Last Goodbye

Everything is so clear but yet blurry at the same. When it's time to say our last goodbyes, we often find ourselves in disbelief.…

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April 6, 2022

Hoping For The Best

Death can be something that can unite or separate families. It’s not natural for parents to lose their children, but what happens…

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April 13, 2022

Waiting with the Truth

Abandoned and alone, I had to wait for my family to call me back. When you’re grieving, you really need a support system, someone…

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April 20, 2022

Celebrating My Brother's Life

The purpose of a Celebration of Life is to remember a loved one, to tell their story and to come together to celebrate their uniq…

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April 27, 2022

Coping with the Loss of My Brother

The pain of loss is overwhelming, it’s something that we learn to cope with as we are going through this journey of losing a love…

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May 4, 2022

What Happens Now?

After going through the ebbs and flows of the different coping mechanisms, I am left thinking “what now?”. What happens now that …

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May 11, 2022

How Do You Move On?

We all process grief in different ways, we all do different things to feel “at peace” when losing a loved one. As a surviving sib…

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May 18, 2022

Losing Hope

During your grief journey your feelings and emotions ebb and flow. I dont believe there’s such thing as “highs” in the grief jour…

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May 25, 2022

There's No Such Thing as Closure

When you’re going through your grief journey, you’re always looking for “closure”, that something that is going to make it ok, th…

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June 1, 2022

There's No Ending to this Story

Going into year five of losing my brother to a homicide, thanks to Detective G I already had most of the answers I was looking fo…

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Sept. 14, 2022

Surviving Sibling Loss with Dr. Dawn DiRaimondo Psy.D. Clinical Psych…

After losing her brother in 2004, Dr. Dawn DiRaimondo became interested in bereavement work. It wasn’t until later that she found…

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Sept. 21, 2022

Holding on to the “Never” - Birthday Special Episode

As a surviving sibling or anyone that has experienced loss in their life, birthdays, holidays and milestones are always difficult…

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Sept. 28, 2022

How Support Groups for Surviving Siblings Helped Jen Schwartz (COPE F…

Support groups can be very overwhelming, so even Jen surprised herself when she decided to join a sibling loss support group just…

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