Your partner just died, and you are returning to work. Your coworkers or boss don’t know what to say or how to treat you. Maybe you just started a new “post-death” job without knowing your loss history.
How do you navigate your “new normal” at work? What do you say to well-meaning but hurtful coworkers and managers? How do you honor your loss at work? How do you avoid the pressure to perform while giving yourself the time you need to grieve AND work?