Denial

Death of a Loved One:

Several stages of sorrow are experienced following the death of a loved one. Levels of mourning may differ from person to person but the fundamental stages are normal and documented. It may help to know what to expect while going through the grieving process. The first step is listed below.

  • Denial:  Shock and disbelief are initial feelings that follow the death of a loved one. You will feel numb and unable to believe the death is real. This stage may last for a short time, or an extended period of time. Hours and days will run together as the mind tries to process the facts of what has happened. The disbelief that’s felt can become overwhelming while you struggle through this stage.

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About Phoebe Leggett

Phoebe Leggett is an author, poet, and free-lance writer whose articles, stories, and poetry have enhanced the lives of many. In 2007 she received two awards for her work at the Blue Ridge Mountain Christian Writer’s Conference in Ridgecrest, North Carolina. Her articles, stories, and poetry have been published in adult and children’s Christian literature as well as online. Her books are available on Amazon.com under her name.
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