relearning

Psychologist Thomas Attig describes the process of relearning the world inherent in the process of grief, “a matter of learning again how to be and act in the world without those we love by our sides.”

….Grieving is not about living passively through stages or phases. We are not so alike when we grieve; our experiences are complex and richly textured. Nor is grieving about coming down with “grief symptoms”. No one can treat us to make things better. No one can grieve for us

Grieving is instead an active process of coping and relearning how to be and how to act in a world where loss transforms our lives. Loss forces us to relearn things and places; relationships with others, including fellow survivors, the deceased, even God; and our selves, our daily life patterns, and the meanings of our life stories…..

http://www.griefsheart.com/howwegrieve.php

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