We understand that there are more stages of grief than the five we learned. Traumatic grief may/will exhibit differently from other loss or grief forms. Most of us experience these seven stages of grief. Also, grief is fluid, causing emotional distress and ebbs during the healing process.
Traumatic grief is when a person is killed or leaves suddenly. We have no answers or ability to reason why they have left or died. We are not able to stay goodbye or clean misunderstandings.
Listed are some of the emotional stages (events) a person may feel/ go through when a loss has happened in their life.
- Shock and denial. This is a state of disbelief and numbed feelings.
- Pain and guilt. …
- Anger and bargaining. …
- Depression. …
- The upward turn. …
- Reconstruction and working through. …
- Acceptance and hope for a future- learning to live with the memories and finding a way to reenter our lives without that person.
Life is Fragile and To Be Lived- when Nana grieves
Do you grieve alone, what happens when you are the strong one?
Me and my mom, Our walk to Heaven
Traumatic grief, a little boy, his mother’s murder, and how we are walking through it
Loved ones and death- Grief and Trauma
The sudden loss of a parent or love can cause traumatic grief and look like other mental health issues—a snippet of traumatic grief and interlude to our sudden and tragic death of a loved one.
When Grief becomes Rage
when grief turns to rage- how do we handle it- intro to my experience
NANA’s Meltdown & Order of Operations
Have your every had a meltdown in front of your children?
How Do I Go On ?
The need for self-care When you don’t know what to do, what do you do? Who do you talk to about your problems or struggles? If you are the one person everyone is talking to, where do you go? What happens when you are at the end of your rope? Do you have a place…