Twenty-Somethings: Sept. 19 - 22, 2019
For women who were ages 21 - 30 when their mothers died.
Losing a mother in one’s 20s is a very different experience than it is in childhood or the teen years. The developmental tasks of young adulthood often position a daughter with one foot still in the family of origin and one foot in autonomy. It’s a decade when the relationship with the mother is likely to change, too.
So we’re very excited to be offering the first Motherless Daughters Twenty-Something Retreat for women who were in their 20s when their mothers died. (You can be any age now!)
Led by author and coach Hope Edelman and author and speaker Allison Gilbert, this three-night retreat at the Guest House Retreat Center in Chester, Connecticut, will support you wherever you are in your grief process; welcome you into a community of peers with similar experiences; help you stay connected to your mom; and introduce uplifting and innovative ways to keep her memory alive. Full-group discussions, small-group exercises, guided meditations and journaling will all be part of the weekend.
Your registration fee includes:
Three nights' lodging (single, double, or triple)
Nine meals (Thursday dinner through Sunday lunch)
All retreat materials
Saturday morning yoga class
Gift bag upon arrival
Access to a private Facebook group for retreat members
* This retreat is for women who were ages 21 - 30 when their mothers died.
** We require that at least two years have elapsed between the date of a mother’s death and the start of the retreat to best meet your current bereavement needs.
Choose from three package options:
$1,099 covers the retreat, room and board for one person in a triple occupancy room.
$1,250 covers the retreat, room and board for one person in a double occupancy room.
$1,399 covers the retreat, room and board for one person in a single occupancy room.
Up to 60 days prior to start date: refundable minus a $150 fee; Up to 31 days prior the start date: refundable minus a $300 cancellation fee; Within 30 days of the start date: non-refundable. Organizers reserve the right to cancel the retreat up to 30 days before start date if minimum enrollment has not been achieved. You would then receive a 100% refund of the registration fee. We suggest you purchase travel insurance when you book airline tickets to avoid flight cancellation fees.