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Does grieving ever actually stop?

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Last Updated: 08/31/2020 at 11:44am
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August 15th, 2018 1:31am
I kind of disagree; I don't think it ever stops. At least, my grief hasn't and neither has my friends or family. But what it does do is change. At first, it feels incredibly painful and it can be all we ever think about. We might not eat, we might not work, we might not want to crawl out of the blankets. That's totally normal. But over time I think the intensity of it changes; so that it's still there but it's not so difficult and doesn't have to consume your day or your time.
July 25th, 2018 5:25pm
yes , it is but people are different when thay grieving some take long time , some not , pain could continue with trigger ..just know what kind it is:.... defined it. be aware for emotion change . seek support from friends or family .
April 8th, 2019 2:41pm
For me personally in my experience I say no it just changes. I lost my mother back in Dec of 2002 and my life has never been the same. Probably because it was my mother and we were close and she had ALS. I experienced a lot of trauma from losing her when she was 62 and I was 40. I just lost my last parent March 11th my father passed away. I am going through hell right now. I have never felt so alone and broken. I am trying to get help from a therapist since there are no bereavement groups here.
August 31st, 2020 11:44am
I believe that grieving never stop. However with time you learn how to cope up with your grief. And also with time there will be many changes that happens in your life that may take priority over grief. So it may get less prioritized with time. And your mind keep learning or rather rationalize that grief needs to be coped up with. It could be talking to someone about that. However initially you might feel this grief it not going to go ever away. But the painful feelings, grief you experience will eventually get lessen as you learn to accept the loss.