Get Adobe Flash player

What Do U Thank I Should Handle a Death in a Family?

Question by Cece H: what do u thank i should handle a death in a family?

Best answer:

Answer by Shan
Go to http://www.mind.org.uk/ and type “grief” in the taskbar, and enter. Call: The Grief Recovery Institute (U.S.A.) 1-800-445-4808, or Hospice (phone book). Email jo@samaritans.org Chatrooms and forums: http://www.chatmag.com/topics/health/grief.html and http://talkingminds.15.forumer.com/ and http://messageboards.ivillage.com/ Other websites: http://www.griefnet.org/ and http://www.helpguide.org/ (coping, supporting others, loss of relationship, or pet) and http://www.mental-health-abc.com/ and http://www.boblivingstone.com/?q=node30 and http://www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk/ Understand that there are often several stages of grief.

The stages are:

Denial: The initial stage: “It can’t be happening.”
Anger: “Why ME? It’s not fair?!” (either referring to God, oneself, or anybody perceived, rightly or wrongly, as “responsible”)
Bargaining: “Just let me live to see my son graduate.”
Depression: “I’m so sad, why bother with anything?”
Acceptance: “It’s going to be OK.”
Kübler-Ross originally applied these stages to any form of catastrophic personal loss (job, income, freedom). This also includes the death of a loved one and divorce. Kübler-Ross also claimed these steps do not necessarily come in order, nor are they all experienced by all patients, though she stated a person will always experience at least two.

See http://www.amazon.com/ for books on the various stages. After a while, consider making a photoalbum/scrapbook and/or a shrine, in remembrance, and set aside one day per month on which to reflect. Many religious organisations offer counselling, or you may feel more comfortable with a therapist, to express your thoughts, and feelings. Journalling may help in this. If there is depression: visit your doctor, and see depression treatments, at http://www.ezy-build.net.nz/~shaneris in section 2.
Suggested Resources on Grief and Mourning: Beyond Grief: A guide for recovering from the death of a loved one; and: Men and grief: A guide for men surviving the death of a loved one, New Harbinger Productions Inc. 5674 Shattock Ave, Oakland, CA 94609 Phone: 1-800-784-6273

James, J. W. & Friedman, R. (1998). The Grief Recovery Handbook, Collins. Grollman, E. (1995). Living when a Loved One has Died, Beacon Press.

Livingstone, B. (Planned August, 2007). The Body-Mind-Soul Solution: Healing Emotional Pain through Exercise, Pegasus Books.

Simon, S, & Drantell, J. J. (1998). A Music I No Longer Heard: The Early Death of a Parent.

Livingstone, B. (2002). Redemption of the Shattered: A Teenager’s Healing Journey through Sandtray Therapy, http://www.boblivingstone.com/

Give your answer to this question below!

 


 

Beezer and Boomer. Dealing With Pet Loss. Blog Page Video 1 of 1 – http://beezerandboomer.com/ The Legacy of Beezer and Boomer written by Doug Koktavy to aid pet owners deal with pet loss and guide them through the many grie…

 

Pets and Wildlife Calendar: April 5 and beyond

Filed under: pet loss grief

… www.eventbrite.com/e/5th-annual-wag-hotels-easter-egg-hunt-for-dogs-redwood-city-tickets-10516303547. Pet Loss Support Group: Facilitated by experienced grief counselors. Meets 7 p.m. second Thursdays, monthly. Lantos Center of Compassion, 1450 …
Read more on San Jose Mercury News

 

Win for animal lovers

Filed under: pet loss grief

“To lose a dog very suddenly is very stressful apart from the emotional loss. “My pet is a part of my family, they're very … Tom Godfrey, from Choice, said: "To think that they're profiting and trading in people's grief. They're profiting after a pet …
Read more on Yahoo!7 News

 

How Much Grief Can a Relationship Handle?

Filed under: pet loss grief

The simple truth is that your partner can't be there as much as he or she could before the loss because the person is busy experiencing so many feelings and reactions to that loss. You may feel … Grief can beget grief. Seeing someone we love grieve …
Read more on GoodTherapy.org (blog)

 

Masterpieces of brevity in a short story collection

Filed under: pet loss grief

The Dog Hair is both touching elegy for a deceased pet and surrealist joke that captures the futile yearning that accompanies grief. A found hair of a … In a longer piece, The Seals, our narrator confronts the loss of a beloved but remote sister …
Read more on South China Morning Post