The 2 Fundamental Facts of Grieving

By Greg Harvey

Part of Grieving For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Unfortunately, the loss of a loved one is something that everyone experiences. Despite this irrefutable fact, grief is something that is widely misunderstood and is often an uncomfortable situation. This is probably due to the fact that people generally don’t like to be reminded of their own mortality. Regardless of these unsavory emotions, it’s important to remember two fundamental facts about the grieving process.

If you’re grieving the loss of a loved one, you need to remember these two things as you go through your grieving process:

  • You’re not going crazy — losing a loved one just hurts that much!

  • Your grief will end in time.