The Basic Guide on How to Deal with the Death of Your Loved One
The five stages of grief and loss or mourning are typically being felt and experienced by the people from the moment that they have lost someone special and someone important in their lives, and these stages include the acts and the feelings of acceptance, denial, and isolation, anger, bargaining, and depression. The stages of grief and mourning is also being experienced by the individuals who have just learned that they have a terminal illness, and these stages may not occur or felt or experienced by the individual accordingly or specifically in order. Denial and isolation is one of the stages of loss and grief for being in denial is recognized as a common defense mechanism of every human beings, and they often isolate themselves from the world to feel numb and avoid any emotions from occurring within them. Anger is also one of the stages for the people would often blame and feel resentment towards the loved ones who have left them for causing them pain and for leaving them; while bargaining, on the other hand, is when the people would often produce if only statements and such is a weaker line of defense that can protect them from the painful and heartbreaking reality. When it comes to the stage of depression, the people may experience two different kinds of depression, such as a reaction that is subtle and private, and a reaction to any practical implications that may be related to their loss. The acceptance stage, being the final stage, typically happens when the people have finally cope up with the reality that their loved ones have already passed away and left them.
The people who have lost a loved one should understand that their loved one is already in a better place and is already out of pain, and the best way to cope up with this reality is to keep in mind that the memories that you and your loved one have shared when he or she is still alive is forever. To always remember that there is no rulebook on how a person or individual should deal with their loved ones’ death; to stop and prevent yourself from judging one’s self, especially when you get to accept this reality immediately for each of us may respond differently; and to plan a proper celebration of the loved ones’ life when he or she is still alive, for doing such act can help you make yourself busy, are just some of the basic ways that the people should do when they want or plan to deal the death of their loved ones. Keeping or making yourself busy is considered as a common method of the people to accept the fact that their loved one is already gone, and that is by deciding what to do when planning the memorial service.