Amy Dickinson: Sister's apathy might be grief in another guise


Dear Amy: My teen brother, “Jamie,” died last month in a car accident. My whole family misses him deeply, but I'm most concerned about my teen sister, “Lana.” She and my brother were close in age and were constant companions.
After a few days of nonstop crying, Lana's tears suddenly dried up, and she smiled and laughed quite normally. I was happy she seemed at peace, but then when other negative things piled up over the course of a few weeks (including the end of a friendship, a job loss and a robbery), she seemed abnormally unconcerned about any of it, still smiling and joking and... read more

 
4 April 2013 in Lifestyle, Views: 2
 


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