HUMANS 101

A Grief Therapist’s Take On Our Longing to Be Seen

What would the neon sign over your head say?

The Eye of God Nebula. Photo: Stocktrek Images / Getty Images

A young man I work with lost his sister suddenly several years ago; she died of a congenital medical condition, which had never been diagnosed. It is a rare and tragic death — a seemingly healthy young woman simply dropping dead. In their family of several…