Contrary to what other people would like to think, grief is a very natural process—emotion. Everyone is bound to feel the loss, pain, confusion, hurt, and disappointment at least once in his or her lifetime. Yet many are struggling on how to properly deal with it.
Grief is difficult for a lot of reasons. Perhaps it’s because we’re trained to seek for happiness but never how to cope with sadness and depression. We always tend to believe that we will never lose the things and people that matter to us the most. We feel that the loss of someone through divorce or death is a kind of rejection or abandonment. Most of all, we certainly don’t know what happens next. The thought of never experiencing our loved ones once again, for example, can be too much to bear. It doesn’t help that based on studies, it takes around 5 to 8 years before we can finally deal with the “new normal”—a part of our lives where we continue living even if a large piece of us is already missing.
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