The Normal Reactions of Grief

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Physical symptoms, religious reactions, depression, and detachment are some of the things  that Doug Manning discusses as being normal reactions of grief.

“Here is one of the worst things about having someone you love die: It happens again every single morning.”
Anna Quindlen, Every Last One
Everyone keeps telling me that time heals all wounds, but no one can tell me what I’m supposed to do right now. Right now I can’t sleep. It’s right now that I can’t eat. Right now I still hear his voice and sense his presence even though I know he’s not here. Right now all I seem to do is cry. I know all about time and wounds healing, but even if I had all the time in the world, I still don’t know what to do with all this hurt right now.”
Nina Guilbeau, Too Many Sisters
“...you have to learn where your pain is. You have to burrow down and find the wound, and if the burden of it is too terrible to shoulder, you have to shout it out; you have to shout for help... And then finally, the way through grief is grieving.”
Jane Hamilton
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