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Hope Edelman Interview

Join us for a meaningful conversation between Megan Sheldon and Hope Edelman, author of Motherless Daughters, as we explore the role of ritual surrounding mother loss.

The Role of Ritual Surrounding Mother Loss

In this exclusive interview, Hope Edelman shares the inspiration behind her global movement, Motherless Daughters, and the role ritual and ceremony play in her work.

During our conversation, we discuss the silent thresholds we face in the long journey of grief, such as turning the age a loved one was when they died. We also discuss the varying grief responses we have, especially as young children. Finally, we talk about the healing power of ritual, especially when we design personal and meaningful ceremonies that tell our story.

Hope Edelman
Ritual and Mother Loss

Ritual and Mother Loss

Grief comes in all shapes and sizes. Grief is the natural emotional response that occurs after loss, and yet we are not always sure how to acknowledge our grief over time.

A mother loss ceremony can help you acknowledge the feelings you might be holding in connection with the loss of a mother, the loss of a child, or your own complicated relationship with motherhood. It could be in connection with a holiday, a significant anniversary, or a meaningful date.

Who is Hope Edelman?

Hope Edelman is the author of eight nonfiction books, including the bestsellers Motherless Daughters and Motherless Mothers, and her most recent book, The AfterGrief.

Motherless Daughters, often considered required reading for any woman who has lost a mother, has been in print for 30 years. Trained as a life coach and narrative therapy, she also does one-on-one work to help individuals explore loss as a means of personal growth. Hope has two daughters and lives outside of Los Angeles. You can learn more about Hope here

The role of ritual surrounding mother loss

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