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There is nothing more difficult in life than coping with the loss of a loved one. Looking ahead to a life spent without one who is close to your heart is a daunting prospect that can overwhelm those who are in grief. As you work through the personal ordeal that follows the death of a loved one, you can expect to travel through several different stages of the grieving process.
During this early stage, it is common to react in a manner that may seem out of character. Individuals who have received news of the death of a loved one may experience numbness, disorientation, or confusion. The shock of the news may even leave a person unable to react at all . . .
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Stages of loss, working through loss, and guidelines for coping with grief. Accepting feelings, expressing emotions, sticking to a routine, taking care of yourself, finding meaning and spiritual insight in the healing process.
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