Chapter 2: Common situations

Introduction

People keep telling me what I should be doing. They tell me I should just move on with my life. It hurts me so much sometimes, making me feel more alone and misunderstood. How can I handle this?

This chapter highlights several difficult situations grieving people face. It will help you recognize when help and advice from friends and family may not be useful. It also looks at reconnecting with difficult family members and the challenge of sorting through the belongings of the person who has died.