Chapter 1: How can I move through this loss?

What have I lost?

After the death of someone important, you can experience many losses. Simply naming these can help you understand where you are and the task that lies ahead to adjust to life without this person.

You might feel a loss of:

  • Purpose
  • Financial stability
  • Companionship
  • Confidence in yourself or in life
  • Goals or plans
  • Relationships
  • Trust
  • Innocence
  • Spirituality or faith
  • Support
  • Identity
  • Control
  • Sexual intimacy