How can grief affect relationships? | 08

Grief In Common - Winston's Wish

11-09-2023 • 33 mins

Do relationships change after someone dies? Maya (23) and Angharad (19) have both lost their dads, though in very different circumstances, and they experienced changes in relationships with their mums, siblings, friends and romantic partners as a result of their grief. In this episode, they explore their different grief journeys but also find plenty of common ground. The conversation covers how some friendships strengthened while others fell apart, how grief affects their romantic relationships, and how they felt when their mums started new relationships after their dads died.

Content warning: mentions suicide, heart attacks, mental health and death throughout.


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This episode was recorded over Zoom.


Created by the Winston’s Wish Youth Team

Produced and Edited by Jess, Winston’s Wish


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