Some friendships last for years and if your fortunate enough, others can last a life time. But, like most things in life, there are no guarantees when it comes to friendships. Some may end in a fight or betrayal a few run their course, and sadly, some may end with death.
A breakup or divorce is one of the most stressful and emotional experiences, and for many people it can feel like the end of the world. Whether you wanted it or not, the breakup of a relationship can be heartbreaking and trigger so many upsetting and painful emotions.
Men grieve just as much as anyone. However, our society seems to expect them to ... stay strong... suck it up, and hold it all together. Sadly, by doing that, it means for many men, showing their emotions is a sign of weakness, as most of them have been conditioned and lied to since they we're young boys.
Suicide, can leave those left behind with so many unanswered questions. It can leave people feeling guilty wondering if there were any signs that they missed. Unfortunately though, the majority of people turn to logic to try and deal with a totally emotional event.
At the beginning of the pandemic we all focused on securing our physical safety by staying home and shutting down schools and businesses . Now, after months of no in person connections, no sports, proms, or graduations, it has become a mental and emotional crisis for many young people.
This pandemic has created so much job loss, and for many, that loss can be one of life's most stressful experiences. Losing a job can bring about deep and complexed feelings of grief.
Losing your health can affect you on a daily basis and for many people, each day of living with an illness can be a constant reminder of loss. One of the greatest challenges that people face, is coming to terms with the loss and working through the grief that accompanies it.
Replace the loss implies that everything is replaceable including human beings. However, this myth doesn't help anyone who has experienced a significant loss because, all relationships are unique and relationships cannot be replaced.
Keeping busy is such a bad piece of advice thats give out to grieving people. When your in the midst of your busyness, you might get distracted enough to forget your pain for a short while, but when the busyness ends.... back comes your grief.
Haven't we all heard someone say "time heals all wounds" or "just give it time." Unfortunately, those words are not true and it's a bad piece of advice to give a grieving person. Time does not heal and if those people try to bury their pain deep inside and never deal with it, sadly they may have trouble thriving socially.