I just read that the pharmaceutical industry is researching the development an anti-depressant pill for people who are grieving.
My gut feeling when I first read this story about the availability of a so-called grief pill in The Washington Post was that it seemed rather predatory of the pharmaceutical industry to be focusing its scientific expertise and vast financial resources on people when they are at the most vulnerable and sometimes lowest points in their lives.
I vividly remember the competing emotions I felt after my husband died. Raw pain and numbness. Exhaustion and adrenaline. On top of all … Read More