Grief & Loss

Experiencing loss and grief can be painful, confusing, and sporadic. Some days may be better than others. The process of grief can usually be a lifelong journey. The most common form of loss seems to be losing a loved one. Losing anything or anyone can bring upon the experience of grief.

You can be processing grief if you experience any of the following (this is not a diagnostic tool):

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Losing your youth (your younger years)

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Being rejected

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Losing a family member

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Losing your culture

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Losing a pet

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Changing your job

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Losing your partner in a romantic relationship

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Changing schools

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Ending a friendship

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Moving cities or countries

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Losing your identity

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Losing your abilities

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Losing your self-esteem

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Being forced to change your lifestyle

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Losing your job

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Losing a friend

All of these experiences may bring upon pain and uncertainty. These losses can create major changes to your daily functioning, thoughts, and emotions. It can also be a lonely experience and everyone can experience grief differently.

Revival Counselling Services creates a welcoming and non-judgemental space for you to share your experiences with us. We help you process grief and we stand by you, so you are not alone. We try to understand your experiences and support you in making coping with grief more manageable.

References

Deits, B. (2017). Life after loss: a practical guide to renewing your life after experiencing major loss. Hachette UK.

Friedman, R. A. (2012). Grief, depression, and the DSM-5. New England Journal of Medicine, 366(20), 1855-1857.