As parents you can’t protect a child from the pain of loss. However, you can encourage them to express their feelings and create healthy coping skills that will serve them in the future.
Every major change in life can bring with it elements of grief, and grieving can be a lonely, isolating, and confusing journey.
It is very common for people to have feeling of loss and grief as their life and the life of the person they care for is slowly changed by Alzheimer’s Disease.
A divorce can be very emotional and painful, and in someway it can feel like a death. In away it is the death of a marriage and all of your hopes, dreams, and expectations.
For parents of children with special needs, feelings of overwhelm are often fused by a profound sense of grief caused by the loss of ones hopes, dreams, and expectations.
Each grief journey is as unique as the individual that walks its path. As we grieve it is important to remember to take care of ourselves.
Grief is cumulative. If you’ve experienced multiple losses and have not dealt with them individually. You may find yourself on Grief Overload.
Miscarriage is not the most popular topic of conversation. And every pregnancy loss is different, but feelings of grief and shock are common.
What we learn in our society is not how to work with our emotions, but how to block and avoid them.
This grief is the emotional response we feel before a loss.