In many cases, overcoming grief isn’t actually moving past the feelings of loss, but learning to accept the absence of a loved one. In going through this process, here are 5 things that you should remember:
- Find social support through friends and family
- Take your time — don’t give yourself a deadline
- Express your feelings through a journal or diary
- Be compassionate with yourself and with others
- Seek the help of a therapist or counselor
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