Grieving

 


According to Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, there are five states of grief, and they’re outlined in her book “On Death and Dying.”

Some people are so busy they don’t have time to grieve, so there becomes a struggle inside that must be addressed to accept the reality. I don’t think anyone should put their life on hold, but people often resort to denial, disbelief or numbness as a defense mechanism.

Next is anger. “Why were they taken from me?” is a common question that is more about oneself rather than the loved one. As the full weight of the loss sinks in, arrangements must be made causing frustration...



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