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Grief Loss and Bereavement

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Grief and bereavement are the result of losing something or someone that is emotionally significant to a person. Bereavement refers to the state of losing a loved one, while grief refers to the emotional and psychological reaction to the bereavement.
Answer Its not that men seem uncaring through loss and grief, it is because they find it hard to express their emotions compared to women. Another view: That is because men are told all of their lives that they are weak if they show emotions. Parents should never teach their sons that being emo…
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Answer listen to their feelings You can't. Grieving is the most personal experience possible. It's a complex process of dealing with our own relationship with the deceased, facing our own demons, acknowledging our own mortality, dealing with the guilt associated with how we interacted with the dece…
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Everyone dreams while they are sleeping but not everybody remembers it, so if people tell you they don't have dreams, they are mistaken. um i not mistaken........ i kno i not dream Yes, but not everyone remembers them when they wake up.It is possible to have REM sleep with no dreaming. I just had a …
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Answer to 'What is Grief?' Grief is an intense sorrow caused by the loss of a loved one (especially by death)
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It seems there are five stages of grief that most people go through. Denial or Numbness. You can't believe what has happened. You try to keep going like it didn't happen. Anger or Guilt. Especially if it was unexpected. Whose fault was it? It was someone's fault. Bargaining. What if... I'd done …
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Well their are tons of ways to grief. Some good some bad.
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Most people convicted of animal cruelty get 5 to 10 years in prison.
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Normally in the Obituary section of your newspaper. Perhaps your church customarily announces parishoners deaths.
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As we all know Death is a horrible thing, it will happen to all of us some time or other. You can cope with it in various ways perhaps you could contact a family member or perhaps get counselling i would suggest someone who is very close to you and has had previous experience before. You should …
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Answer When a person loses someone to death be it a loved one or a close friend then they go into a grieving process. It's the brains way of coping with it all. First comes sadness, unbelieving (as if you could just phone up that person or go visit them and they'd still be there) then anger, blam…
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Most people will bring groceries, cooked dishes as the person grieving (doubtful they will feel like eating) are too upset to cook meals. Also just letting her talk and staying awhile and assuring her that you are there for her if needed (just a phone call will do it) will give her some comfort. It'…
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We remember your loss a year ago. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to help you. I like the opening sentence above. Many people feel (not just on the anniversary of a death) that talking about the deceased will bring their loved ones pain, causing them to remember their departed…
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Hang in there. It's really tough. I didn't think I'd want another one after my fluffy guy died at 18 years, and felt there'd never be another cat who could take his place, and that I'd never want to put myself in that situation again. Within a month I got tired of the loneliness and emptiness and we…
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Yes; but one has to be careful to make sure that the mourner has what to eat, as s/he should not leave the house (unless there is no food). However, effort should be made that unneeded food doesn't go to waste. Try to give it away instead of throwing it away.
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Death is hard for anyone, to deal with. All you can do is , take it one day at a time. As time passes the pain get less, and less.. you finally get to a point where you can, start to remember the person, without tears, but with a smile.
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All of us will experience the loss of a loved one sooner or later and age has nothing to do with it. No matter how badly your heart is breaking or how much you cry this is a part of grieving and the bodys way of relaxing itself. Individuals who grieve feel their heart is ripped out of their body and…
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Everybody has their own personal way of grieving and you will find what yours is but start by remembering the good things and be forever grateful for the time you had with this person in your life and learn from what they brought to it. Don't be afraid to cry or laugh as this person would always wan…
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Answer I can only speak for myself: I would pray for them in exactly the same way as if they had overdosed and lived. I think we all need prayers, living and dead; and how the person has died does not change that. Answer It is a difficult time for anyone who loses a family member. How the fa…
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Answer improvedYou can never really forget the best you can do is try to make better one and try to learn a lesson about the one you have remember a memories is only the last piece of pain once felt- This won't help you deal with them I have witnessed gunfights,drugs and the death of my dad, so this…
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it the lighting of candles that symbolizes the wish of one self to another person.
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Pay your final respects and take an appropiate grieving period.
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There are no right or wrong feelings... everyone grieves in their own way. There are the 7 stages of grief as I'm sure you have heard about or seen on tv... disbelief, anger, sadness, etc. My father died when I was very young and I never dealt with my feelings, if you can find someone, anyone to tal…
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There are five stages denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. everyone doesnt have to go through all stages but sooner or later you will have to understand that somethings in life cannot be undone and life will continue all you need is a little bit of hope and faith.
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This is a typical narcisstic behaviour. I have been there too! I am also a Doctor (he is too), we work for the same institution. He was in and out in the relationship ( he did not want to call it a relationship) he would swing from being nice (I would not call it loving) to being mean, rude, and dis…
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First be extremely patient.... the person in this grief state is experiencing grossly abnormal nerve sensitivity. The individual may need a good listener or just someone to be there. The "lost" leaves one in a hollow state often wanting just to be protected from thinking .....Thoughts may be painful…
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according to Elizabeth Kubler-Ross (1969) the 5 stages of grief aredenial, anger, depression, bargaining, and acceptance. These stages apply to any major loss, there is no specific order in which they are followed, some stages maybe repeated ,and not everyone goes through all 5 stages.
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This truly is a very difficult thing to deal with. In the book of Hebrews chapter 9 and verse 27 you can read "And as it is appointed for men to die once, but after this the judgment." Although I study and apply what I learn to better serve God, I still have a very tough time at times to go through …
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Denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. Basically, you don't want to admit that the person has gone forever. Then you are angry that they are not around or that you were related to them, etc. (blaming someone or something). Then you try to come to a compromise with the thought, and ge…
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Sadness and grief are different from depression. Depression is a feeling of sadness with no apparent cause which lasts for longer than two weeks. Sadness and grief are reactions to tragedy and crisis. You feel sad when someone is sick or dies; you feel sad when you break up with a friend; you feel…
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Location is one of the factors affecting Brain Tumor. Major symptoms include altered state of consciousness, vomiting with or without nausea and headaches. Additional symptoms of large tumors in the brain are papilledema and anisocoria. Intracranial pressure is one of the most common signs if the tu…
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It is wise to read the obituary first to see if the parents request no flowers, or if family and friends are making donations to a specific cause. If you still want to do that or you aren't sure then yes, a very delicate and small arrangement is acceptable. It is also acceptable to send flowers …
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Dean Martin died of respiratory failure, at his home on Christmas morning 1995
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Clonazepam (Klonipin), like most benzodiazepams, is not very lethal at all. While human LD50's are indeterminate, the rat LD50 is around 4000mg/kg. Extrapolating that up for humans indicates a huge amount. The initial dosage of clonazepam is around 1.5mg TID (three times a day), so anything over th…
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Most people report that self cutting is a way to 'feel something', suggesting that in many ways they feel numb, cutting gives them a visible and experiential reminder that they are 'real'. Interestingly it can be sometimes seen as a maladaptive protective factor against serious suicidal behaviour as…
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i have been cutting for 4 years. When i cut, i do it for the release but also because i belive i deserve the pain and the scars. Also, seeing the blood makes me feel better in a weird way. And when the cuts are healing it reminds me that if the cuts can heal so can i
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Grief comes in waves and is at times all consuming, allow the waves to come when and as often as they do as it is part of the grieving process. This loss will become part of him and he can only take his mind off it for a few seconds in the beginning but as time passes, the lapses between the waves a…
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One way of overcoming vandalism is coming up with very secure security system. The use of the modern technology in developing some of these robust system is the way to go.
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When you feel as though you need to cry but no tears will flow then you are still crying inside you may even be screaming but no sound comes forth from you but you could still be screaming inside as crying uncontrollably and screaming inside without making a sound are just as if not more painful for…
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I'm on Tramadol as we speak and have been for over a year. I might also mention this pain reliever was prescribed to me as many others made me dizzy. Tramadol does NOT make me feel dizzy or lethargic. It often boosts my energy and I feel perfectly steady and physically responsive. I feel 'less pain…
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o, I forgot to mention in my question posted above, what was the cause that was finally pinned to your thinking impairment, and have you ever had this happen to you after you had just gone off SSRI's and taken marijuana (which event initiated the thinking impairment). I am currently 21, and have no …
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If one has lost someone to murder then of course a conviction of the criminal gives a sense of relief for a few, but not all. Even if the criminal is put to death there can be little sense of relief because it doesn't bring back the person one loves. However, a conviction means that person is off th…
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First forgive others. Meditate and if the person you hurt forgives you try to understand that it is fine. Everything will be right. If you believe that God has forgiven you and so has the other person then it shouldn't be so hard to forgive yourself. We are only humans. We make mistakes all the tim…
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The main thing is to be there for that person and that means you may possibly be 'on call' at all hours of the day or night. Let the person cry, get angry, swear if they want, or just hug them close and tell them everything will work out because it will. A breakdown or a breakup of a relationship is…
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I am so very sorry that you your grandma has passed away. I was only eight years old when my grandma passed away and we were very close just like you and your grandma were. I cried and cried and couldn't understand why she had to leave.The loss you are feeling is called 'grief' and all of us grieve …
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dreaming about death means good luck A different perspective: Dreams about dying often reflect a change in life situation: the end of one chapter and the beginning of something new. Graduations, a job change or even moving to a new home are all possible triggers of dreams about dying, because a part…
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It means you are having olifactory illusions. The tragedy of the death make have trigger an association with the deceased.It is not mystical nor unusual, but it is rare.---I think you meant an olfactory hallucination. They are rare, and certain associations between different parts of the brain can "…
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Every adolescent deals with death differently. It depends on how close their relationship is with the person. Some view it as a releif of burden while others do not know how to go on with their lives with out the person that died. Whatever the case, since adolescents have not had much time to practi…
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Well the fact is that the beginning of your life is the beginning of the ribbon. Now this ribbon is pretty long if you ask me but God (the crafter) is cutting the ribbon each time you do somthing fatal to your life like smoking,watching somthing very bad, or stealing! Each time he cuts it your life …
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Counselors can provide testimonies from other families to help save other families. This can be done by capturing the testimonies on video.
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is dicyclomine a narcotic drug?
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Make sure that you know that she is in a better place first. then realize that this is not the end, you will see her again Talking about it helps too. Distracting yourself by doing something else helps but by just forgetting about it may hurt in the future. But mostly time helps ease the pain.
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You can, depending on what the mental health issue was. The recent legislation that went into effect June 2008 states that hospitals and mental health treatment centers only have to report people who pose a threat to themselves or others in the community, not everyone like previously. If you were su…
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Grief is one of the hardest experiences any of us can go through but it's important to remember that it's not the grief that's the problem. It's the loss of someone we love that's the problem. Though incredibly difficult, grief is the process through which we heal. So the best way to cope with grie…
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Watch comedy central. It's a good place to catch some laughs. Instead of feeling sad , you can feel your stomach hurting from all the laughing your having. (you should watch the Dave Chapel show. It's hilarious.)
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found on: http://www.rhymezone.com/r/rhyme.cgi?Word=stress&typeofrhyme=perfect&org1=syl&org2=l Words and phrases that rhyme with stress: (197 results)1 syllable: abts, adss, bess, besse, bless, bress, bresse, ches, chess, cress, crests, cus, dress, ers, es, ess, esse, fess, fests, gess…
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Alfred Lennon died of stomach cancer in 1976
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Grief is a process, not an event, and it often requires up to a couple of years to complete. Acceptance is the final stage. Grief counseling is always a help, as are support groups for those who are grieving. Contact your local hospice or mental health association for information on support in your …
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Yes. There's no Earthly reason that you would wish that people would become lost on there way to such a service. (Those that don't need it can ignore it.)
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you look at all the good things in your life and all the happieness it brings you, and try not to think of the bad things, let your emotions free like cry when you need too don't hold them in, i am suicidal at times.. but talking to my 2 close friends about it helpsi think the above is a good way to…
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If it's someone you know and love, have you told them you love them? This may help them say something the same to you. Can you hold their hand, or hug them? If they are dying, and they know it, they may not want to talk about dying. Would they like to talk to religious person? Maybe you can talk …
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You have to think: the past is the past, and there's nothing anybody can ever do to change it. But you can do TONS of things to change the future. How can you change the future? MAke a list of resolutions of everything you can control and start with that. It's no engough once you do that. You have t…
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All you can really do is say that you are there for them, and to just be strong. All you can really do is just be there for support and tell them that, even though it's hard now, the late parent would want him to be happy, and will always remain in their hearts. Often you don't need to say anythin…
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Considering that he was married three times and had six children; my guess is that he was not gay.
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There are different options for bringing food to a shiva. The main consideration is if the family keeps kosher, to be safe, any food taken or sent to a shiva house should be kosher. In most communities that are large enough to support kosher restaurants and caterers, groups of people will coordinate…
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amygdala is a nut-shaped thing present in our brain.it helps us in reacting to situations without thinking. for example if suddenly someone starts attacking us, then the technical part of the brain will first think of all the possible outcome that can come with every type of reaction and till the ti…
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When you dream of yourself dying it might mean that you are undergoing inner changes and that those changes worry you. The death in the dream is symbolic of the death of the you that exists at this time.
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There is not much one can do if a loved one passes away. However, if you are blessed enough to see them into their journey into the next life, it is important to let them know how much they are loved and how much they are appreciated. It is also important to forgive if forgiveness is needed and to l…
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Germans deal with death in a similar manner to many other countries. A death certificate must be obtained and funeral arrangements made within 96 hours of the actual death. A person may be buried or cremated.
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Etiquette at Your Ex-Husband's Mother's DeathOur users share their opinions on the subject:Nothing at all, if you're not close to him. if you are, then I would suggest going as a friend and supporting him. Try to cheer him up if you can.If you left your ex on reasonably good terms and were fairly cl…
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hi,my name is nadia from Jordan,i say no because you may need the passport for family issues or for government problems,it may need it very important in the future and then when you really need you can't get it back because you have destroyed it,so keep it .you may not see that you can make use of i…
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One of the sad parts of life is that no one lives for ever. There is a time when each of us is going to die. Sometimes it's sudden and unexpected, like in an accident, or sometimes it's a thing we can see happening, slowly, like a grandparent who is getting older and more feeble as the days go on. …
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when you love your best friend
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Edwarda O'Bara (March 27, 1953 - November 21, 2012) was an American who spent 42 years in a diabetic coma starting in January 1970 after contracting pneumonia in December 1969.
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people grieve because there lost ones are gone forever and they won't come back. they grieve because someone that they might have known for many years is no longer there.
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Bereavement grief generally relates to grief you experience after a death. Anticipatory grief occurs when you know in advance that someone is going to die. You are anticipating or awaiting a death, traumatic loss, sometimes a divorce, or the unknown outcome of a cancer treatment. Some say that know…
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Dreaming of dying can mean a number of different things. In general it suggests the end of one stage of life and the beginning of another.
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u could tell her u will be there 4 her, which should be true tell her 2 be thankful and to think about the positives u shold be there when she needs u. help her throghu life, u should tell her it will be ok.
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Names for Grief Support For Children: Carter's Safe Place; Carter's Place for the Support of Grieving Children. It is wise to put what the name in terms that the public will understand quickly so the last suggestion would be a good one.
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Heath Ledger, Isaac Hays, Bernie Mac, and Paul Newman.
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The process of mourning the death of a loved one is very structured in Judaism. The initial seven day period of mourning starts after the burial of the deceased and is the most intense part of the mourning process. During shiva, the mourners don't have to worry about taking care of themselves, the c…
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Your saying how do 'you' deal with it.. what you need to realise is that your boyfriend is dealing with so much more right now. he needs some space so give it to him, but let him know that you are there for him if he needs a friend to talk to him. If you push him to be with you right now then he wil…
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When Jews are in mourning, here's what happens: 1. Mirrors are covered for "vanity" issues 2. Shoes are taken off 3. No work 4. No parties 5. Friends cook, clean, do laundry, and go shopping for them
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Technically there are only about 5 stages of grief: Denial. Example: "I don't believe this.", "This can't be happening." Anger. Example: "No! This isn't fair!", "Why does this always happen to me?" Bargaining. Example: "Please, just give me one more chance.", "Not now, give me more time, please."…
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The father of Edward VI was Henry VIII. He died on the 28 January 1547 as a result of complications caused by his obesity.
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Beyonce's father Mathew Knowles is not dead.
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Your experience of grief is likely to be different from another person's. Similarly, you will probably grieve somewhat differently each time you experience a significant loss. Your reaction to loss is influenced by the relationship you had with the lost person, object, or situation, and your general…
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How long ago did it happen? It seems there are five stages of grief that most people go through. It might help if you can see you are gradually changing and moving on. Denial or Numbness. You can't believe what has happened. You try to keep going like it didn't happen. Anger or Guilt. Especially…
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a year the Jewish mourn for
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If you get a little bit of help with the grieving process (group therapy is best) it will fade to the point that you will be able to function and be happy again. It takes from one to two years, if the process is not blocked by "stuffing" your emotions and being "brave." Your local hospice center can…
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if the conditions are merely what you say. then in India the police can be written to, by inward letter that death has taken place. that no fowl play is suspected.that if an atopsy is requested, it carries weight, with the police who can do this without your consent if the state doctor opinion so.(p…
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You should not go to a funeral when your presence would upset a family member or loved one of the deceased. It is not proper or appropriate to attend the funeral of an ex if that person has a new husbad/wife etc..If you caused pain to the deceased or someone close to the deceased it is best not to g…
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Um, it's "Are people afraid to die and it all depends on how your personality is, like if you are a very grumpy person you might not even think about it or want to die. But if you are a very sweet person and has a loving family/friend(s) who is with you most of the day, (everyday) and also old and w…
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they wear white clothes. first they have the body in there house and they do prayers to bless there soul then they take the body and put it on a woods and put more woods on top and then they burn it
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If someone is dying, then you don't want to send a sympathy card. You should use a thinking of you card, and write something comforting or positive. Here are some examples of what to write when someone is dying: "I was thinking of you, and I was hoping that you are having a good day. I am praying f…
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