Care Essentials While Grieving The Loss of a Loved One

By: Myles O'Riordan
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

When someone you care about passes, it can be tough to cope with the loss and the pain you experience. The way an individual grieves is a subjective experience.

While you are trying to come to terms with your loss, you may feel overwhelmed by the volume of arrangements that need to be made for the funeral ceremony. However, while grieving the death of a loved one, there are some care needs that we at Wagg Funeral Home believe you must keep in mind and adhere to. Here are a few of them.

How To Express The Emotions Of Sorrow

When you are coping with such a tragedy, you will likely experience a slew of emotions at once. While this may seem disturbing, it is normal to feel this way. It is the moment to let your sentiments flow freely and recognize that there is no right or wrong way to express these emotions.

At times, you may feel the urge to be alone. However, having a support group throughout this period is critical. Whether it's a friend or relative, a therapist, or a religious figure, ensure that someone supports you during your mourning process. When a loved one passes away, a void gets created in your life, and the person can help temporarily fill that void.

Grief and mourning are natural reactions to the loss of a loved one. Each individual has their own time trying to cope with this loss. Allow yourself to experience all of the phases of grieving without questioning if your feelings are natural. You may experience rage, denial, despair, or even a bargaining phase, all of which are common reactions to grief.

If you need any additional information, feel free to call us and speak with the funeral director at Wagg Funeral Home. We can help you preplan a funeral and provide information about the different services available.

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