Losing my Lady- Illness and Loss in an M/s Dynamic and in the Community Eye

Based on his personal experiences, join Erich for a discussion on the sudden intrusion of serious illness into the M/s dynamic, how illness both forces change to the M/s roles and reinforces the dynamic at the same time. With only a brief focus on preparation and legalities, the heart of this discussion will focus on the course of emotions and grieving during the illness and after death, including rebuilding a life and emotional health again and landmines and milestones along the way. Particular attention will be given to the balance between the personal grief at the loss of a partner, and the partner as the focus of the community’s mourning and desire for a legacy.