I Want to Talk About the Grieving Process

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 33 People

    Satges of the Grieving Process - Guilt

    Feeling guilty for things you said or did or didn't say or didn't do. Forgive yourself. It is part of being human.
    retiredfather retiredfather
    61-65, M
    3 Responses Jul 29, 2009

    Different For Everyone

    It is long, it is hard and it affects everyone differently. I have lost my parents and friends, but nothing prepares you for losing a child. It permeates every thought and every action you take. She is my first thought in the morning and my last at night. I struggle to comprehend...
    akindheart akindheart
    61-65, F
    6 Responses Aug 9, 2013

    It Isn't Easy.

    I went through it when I lost both my parents. I was angry,sad,confused, and lost all at the same time. It is a weird experience. I went through even feeling angry at my parents! I then went to another darker level. I started to self harm. At the time I felt it helped me feel...
    Tara277 Tara277
    31-35, F
    May 21, 2012

    My Husband Was Murdered.

    This is hard to talk about. My husband and I were into drugs real deep. About 10months ago he walked outside the motel room and was shoot. The word on the street was that there was a hit put out on his head. Friends of mine at the time (so I thought at the moment) were in on the...
    Sue24 Sue24
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Sep 25, 2009

    I don't know if this happens

    but I always thought once the woman is finished grieving the man then start the grieving especially if they break it off with her but it depends on the situation Correct me if Iam wrong !
    bohemianlife925 bohemianlife925
    18-21, F
    Jan 11, 2015


    I have never lost anyone in death, yet alone someone I truely and deeply loved..My ex-girlfriend who I was still so in love with passed away last week due to being under the influence..we both have struggled with addictions. I loved her so much inspite of how abusive she was...
    jessdotcom jessdotcom
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 2, 2012

    Stages of the Grieving Process-anger

    1) Why him! Why her! You are angry because of the unfairness of death and the emptiness it has put into your life.
    retiredfather retiredfather
    61-65, M
    2 Responses Jul 29, 2009

    Impact of Loss: the Grieving Process

    A very current issue. A member of EP has passed. As my gift to Jimmy The Bull, I will field questions on the grieving process.
    retiredfather retiredfather
    61-65, M
    3 Responses Jul 29, 2009

    Impact of Loss

    After the loss of a love one there is a grieving process. It is emotionally painful and takes time to recover. To make it less painful, learn to accept the loss. This requires belief in your self and the memory of the loved one. Please take your time for this healing process...
    retiredfather retiredfather
    61-65, M
    1 Response Jul 29, 2009

    I am so lost without my brother.

    I am not able to do anything different other than cry, stare out the window. Be angry. And wonder where he is. I'm consumed by that thought alone. I do not believe in organized religion nor did my brother, so all I can think of is what now? I can barely find the energy to get...
    SorrowNSuffer SorrowNSuffer
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Aug 17, 2014

    Stages Fo the Grieving Process.- Denial

    Not everyone experiences all the stages. Lets go through them one at a time. 1)Denial and shock- diificulty in accepting a death. Often results in the denial that it happend. This will lessen as you share you feelings with others.
    retiredfather retiredfather
    61-65, M
    1 Response Jul 29, 2009
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