How to Cope With Grief
So you have experienced the terrible loss of a loved one! May we extend our deepest sympathies to you in your time of sorrow. Below we offer some helpful techniques about how to handle grief.
First, though, it’s most essential that you just know that you cannot “manage” or “handle” grief. It is not healthy or even effective to try to manipulate or find a shortcut to grief. There are, nevertheless, more comfortable ways that will help persevere as the grief process unfolds.
Move with the Flow
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In the initial phases of your bereavement, do not try and hide it, suppress it or deny it. Let the grief wash over you, the best thing you can do is to let it in and take you along for now. Surrender to the grief you are experiencing so as to find the right way to concur it. It is only afterward that you will find methods to put your grief aside to be able to deal with your work, living, social life, your financial and your legal affairs.
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Do not Grieve Alone
The funeral is over, guests from out of town have gone home, and friends and family seem to be getting back to their lives. Perhaps you are dismayed at that time to find that you’ve been left to handle your grief alone! Why does this occur? Where is everybody when you need them? The fact is that the majority individuals, family and friends, aren’t comfortable with grief. They do not know what to say or how to help and so they simply stay away.
It’s not healthy to grieve. So try to find at least one friend or professional who does “get it”. You are in need of a supporting “ear” who’ll stand by you as well as enable you to express your grief without telling you it is “time to move on with your life”. You might find it helpful at this point in your despair to join a grief support group in your area. This is really a unique type of therapy that a lot of people have reported it to be very helpful.
Be Gentle on Yourself
The greatest guidance on how to handle grief we are able to give you is this: be gentle and kind with yourself! Grief does take time and tons of effort. Regrettably, facing grief head-on is the only way through it. There are no any easy ways or shortcuts to “manage” a healthy bereavement. So you have to be forgiving and patient of yourself.
We have provided a couple of suggestions here which will be quite helpful to any one dealing with grief. There are, nevertheless, many other proven means of making grief bearable.