Posts Tagged ‘closure’
I believe if you lose anything in life, grief or grieving allows you to let go and mourn that particular loss. Grief is a process of letting go and coping with a profound loss of a person, relationship, job, circumstance, home, and so forth.
The first major encounter with someone’s death, that I felt profoundly affected me, was my best friend. We grew up together and spent almost every weekend with each other. I met her when I was eight years old and had the privilege and honor of knowing her throughout the rest of my life.
She was my rock at times, especially when my own teen years going into young adulthood were the most turbulent times I had ever known. She was there for me. I never thought it would be possible to lose her like I did, and so unexpectedly. Read the rest of this entry »