Losing someone close to you whether it be divorce or death can lead to the same feelings such as; sadness, anger, loss, loneliness, and hopelessness. You probably even want them back, but you are powerless. This is all part of grieving, a normal reaction to losing someone you love.
There are several ways to grieve and to learn to accept the divorce. Try not to ignore your feelings and the grief you are feeling. If you feel overwhelmed, consumed or extremely depressed by the divorce, you should seek support at church, from family and friends, or a counselor.
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There is no getting around the fact that there will be grief in your life. We encounter grief for all kinds of reasons; our pet runs away, the death of a loved one, loss of a job, illness, having to move away from family and friends, and divorce.
Grief is a normal response when faced with loss. When it comes to divorce, the loss is substantial, and we respond with sorrow, emotion, and confusion. This is all natural and is a part of life.
The best help for grief is to understand it; to face it head on and not deny how you feel. Sometimes we try to resist the feelings and push them away or minimize how we feel by saying that, “it isn’t that big a deal” or repress them until one day we explode. All of these are ways to deal with grief, but they are unhealthy and can cause more harm than good.
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