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Living With Grief

Normal Effects of Bereavement & When to Get Help

There are many effects of bereavement that can strike while you are coping with grief. Many grief symptoms are very unnatural and scary, and can even be bizarre. But almost all of them are perfectly normal! No, you’re not losing your mind… just going through a normal and healthy grieving process. Below, we present the …

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The Stages Of Grief – Understanding The Miraculous Process Of The Grief Cycle

“We find a place for what we lose. Although we know that after such a loss the acute stage of mourning will subside, we also know that we shall remain inconsolable and will never find a substitute. No matter what may fill the gap, even if it be filled completely, it nevertheless remains something else”. …

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Loss Of A Pet Poem – Comforting Words to Soothe Your Soul

Are you looking for a loss of a pet poem? Losing a beloved pet can be heartbreaking. Here you’ll find some comforting words to soothe your soul. You might find it helpful to read a soothing pet loss poem during rough times. It may help to know that others have been in your shoes and …

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Words Of Sorrow

TELL YOUR OWN GRIEF STORY “Give sorrow words; the grief that does not speak knits up the o’er-wrought heart and bids it break.”      ~William Shakespeare           (From MacBeth) Words of sorrow… Why write? Because it feels good. This is probably the most basic and simple method of creative grieving. Experts all agree that expressing …

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Understanding Grief And Loss

Emotional strategies to ease the pain   Keeping It Together Understanding grief and loss… Give yourself permission to feel the pain and loss. This is most important. Follow where your grief takes you. The grief process will take a long time, probably much longer than you expect. Don’t listen to timetables, stage models, or anyone …

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Sympathy Loss Of Pet – How To Support Your Grieving Friend

Sympathy loss of pet… The fact that you are here reading this page shows that you are a caring person, sensitive to the pain experienced by a friend at the loss of his or her pet. Society as a whole generally does not acknowledge the significance of pet loss, nor understand the profound grief a …

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Survive Grief – Outside Resources To Help You Cope

“If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; If we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome”-     ~Anne Bradstreet                    (1612-1672) “Springtime”     Survive grief… You might just be a rare individual! By that we mean: well-adjusted, strong, resilient. You might have a relatively short …

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Support For Bereaved

Support for bereaved… Social resources   Support for Bereaved From Family & Friends Support for bereaved… Experts agree that the single most important factor in healing from a grievous loss is the support of other people. Even if you are a close-mouthed individual during normal times, it is most important that you ventilate your pain …

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Sunset Memorial Gravesite & 3 Other Special Ceremonies

4 SPECIAL MEMORIAL SERVICES Candlelight Service at Church A candlelighting service presented at night in a church is touching and lovely. It creates a formal spiritual atmosphere for your memorial gathering. Meet with the clergyman to work out the details and ask if he or she can coordinate the service and provide a eulogy/prayers. Make …

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