In the presence of tragedy, we often say “I can’t imagine”. In these days of the ‘grief pandemic’, Rebecca Soffer thinks it’s time that we do imagine.
“The truth is, it’s not that we can’t imagine the experience. It’s that we don’t want to. In saying that the deep loss someone is feeling is too unbearable to picture, what we’re really doing is drawing a line: not mine, not ours, only yours. “