The Paradox of Traumatic Grief
Take the light, and darken everything around me
Call the clouds and listen closely, I'm lost without you
Call your name every day when I feel so helpless
I'm fallin' down but I'll rise above this, rise above this
~“Rise Above This,” Seether
The lead singer for the rock band Seether wrote those lyrics in the aftermath of his brother’s suicide. The video for the song depicts what many people feel upon hearing the news that their loved one has died. A mother, a father, a sister – all going about their normal daily lives -- are suddenly blown completely off their feet by an unseen force Continue Reading...