The death of someone we care about can be one of the most difficult experiences of life. Words seem inadequate to describe how painful the grief we feel can be. It is often much more challenging than we expect and than others seem to think.
The following articles and links will help you understand something about grief and how we can help ourselves and others through the difficult process.
Coping with Grief
Healing happens over time. You may always carry some sadness and miss a person once they are gone, but the painful, intense feelings should gradually subside. It eventually becomes easier to deal with life.
Understanding grief and loss
Everyone experiences grief differently. Wondering if your response is normal seems to be a usual part of grieving.
Download this factsheet on grief as a handy resource or share it with someone in need.