Welcome to all who are interested in the relationships between people and the places they have come to love!

Have you come to deeply know and passionately love a particular place that is not your original home? Did you finally experience a sense of belonging there?

Has the love you feel for that place come to be a powerful force in your life?

Are you experiencing grief over the loss of that place which no one seems to understand, especially since you chose to leave that place?

If your answer to any of the above questions is ‘YES’ then you have come to the right place!!

This site is for those experiencing grief over the loss of a beloved place, as well as friends, family members and support professionals who want to help.

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Childhood Places

Posted on 10:48 am by julieblum. Filed under Uncategorized.

When studying Place Attachment as an academic subject, one of the first aspects of the person-place bond that becomes obvious is the profound influence of childhood experiences on the place-attachment bonds that form later in life. These influences from childhood take on many forms, and are based on varying types of direct and indirect experiences.

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To Love a Place

Posted on 7:23 am by julieblum. Filed under General.

So here is a truth that is hidden in plain sight: a person can love a place so much, and/or in such a way that the place is truly their most significant ‘other.’ I say this is hidden in plain sight because it really doesn’t occur to most of us that this could really be

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Place Matters

Posted on 10:49 am by julieblum. Filed under New Category.

Welcome to all who are interested in the relationships between people and the places they have come to love! Have you come to deeply know and passionately love a particular place that is not your original home? Did you finally experience a sense of belonging there? Has the love you feel for that place come

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Geography of Time

Posted on 10:49 am by julieblum. Filed under Uncategorized.

The first challenge presented by the subject of place attachment is how do we define the word, or concept, ‘place.’ It only takes a minute of thinking about the subject to realize that the possibilities are vast. Place attachment theorists tell us that parameters of place can be as small as a single object, or

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