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In Midlife, I’m Learning How to Sit With Grief

How I’ve tried (and failed) to outrun it in the past

I’ve had a few bouts with depression in my life, and not once did I see it coming. After the first such incident, I thought I would come to recognize the signs and address my mental health in the proactive way I deal with dripping pipes or holes in my…

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Laura Friedman Williams

Laura Friedman Williams

Author of AVAILABLE: A Very Honest Account of Life After Divorce (Boro/HarperUK June ‘21; coming in May ‘22 from Harper360). Mom of three, New Yorker.

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