“Grief is the normal and natural reaction to loss; so why do we struggle so much with it?”
We often learn, even from a young age, that we should not show our sad or painful feelings. This leaves many of us struggling to deal with those emotions for years to come.
To overcome grief, you can’t go under it or around it, you must go through it. To understand how this can be done, it’s first worth looking at some of the ways we have learned to deal with grief that actually, may not have proven helpful: see more