Grief and loss are inevitable parts of our lives. Most of us have experienced different kinds of grieving and loss, and the longer we live, the more we tend to see. Since they’re unavoidable, the question becomes how we can face such devastating impacts on our lives.
Grief is one of the most painful emotions we will ever experience. Grief is our reaction to the loss of someone or something intensely.
Grief – an intense emotional suffering caused by personal loss. Grief involves acute sorrow, deep sadness, suffering, pain, and anguish. Bereavement – the grief that follows the death of a loved one.
While degrees of emotion vary from person to person, grief almost always runs this course:
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