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You may not know…

  • You don’t “get over” a significant loss.
  • It takes a long time to feel normal again.
  • No one can tell you how to grieve.
  • Healthy grieving requires the release of emotional pain.
  • Grief changes you and your priorities.
  • You may feel like isolating and being alone.
  • Grieving is not forgetting but remembering in a new way.
  • There are primary and secondary losses.
  • You will discover triggers that stir your grief.
  • Unresolved conflicts and issues from the past will surface.
  • Not everyone you think will be there for you will be there.
  • Your grief will teach you things about yourself.
  • Society will not understand your grief journey.
  • You can do more than you think you can.