Missing Christmas

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The idea of missing Christmas is a very thought provoking concept. For many “missing Christmas” might well be a welcome relief in one of the most difficult seasons of the year. In the midst of joy, celebrations, family gatherings, parties and gift giving there is another side of Christmas. For many people this is the most painful time of the year. The loss of family or friends through death or divorce is extremely hard. Memories of the happy Christmases of the past fade in light of the present day reality – that it will never be the same. This is especially true for those facing their first Christmas without a loved one or a close friend. [Read more…]