In this New York Times article, the filmmaker, Judith Helfand, advises people to go through their loved one’s stuff…with them.
Of course, that’s not always possible. It wasn’t for me. My husband’s diagnosis of “a 90% chance of dying in two weeks” and immediate hospitalization didn’t afford the time or opportunity. I suspect most of us tackled their stuff…after. Did any of you have the time and emotional strength to go through you’re loved one’s things…together?