People often expect to be back to normal after just a few weeks or months, and others might expect this of you too. Try to be patient with yourself.
Many people are hard on themselves, thinking things like: “I should be over this by now.” Grief is very individual, however, and there is no set time frame. Giving yourself time to mourn is the best way to heal.
Learn more about:
- After the funeral
- Triggers for your grief
- The ‘up and down’ nature of grief
- Will it always be this hard?
- If you feel ‘stuck’ or desperate