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What is the difference between grief and trauma?

What is the difference between grief and trauma?

Understanding Grief Grief is a natural emotional response to loss or death. It may follow the end of a relationship, losing a job, the death of a loved one, or other forms of loss. Common grief reactions include intense sadness, anger, anxiety, loneliness, guilt,...
Why does love always end as a grief?

Why does love always end as a grief?

Love Entails Vulnerability A core reason love ends in grief is that true intimacy requires making ourselves vulnerable. Opening our heart to another person or loving someone like family means taking the risk of future pain. The more we allow someone into our inner...
What are the consequences of unresolved grief?

What are the consequences of unresolved grief?

What is Unresolved Grief? Unresolved grief, also called complicated grief or prolonged grief disorder, occurs when the normal grieving process is disrupted. Grieving people become emotionally stuck, suffering from painful emotions for an abnormally long time after a...
Can grief make you feel unwell?

Can grief make you feel unwell?

Why Grief Impacts Physical Health Emotional heartache and physical unease frequently go hand in hand. There are several explanations for why grieving can make you feel physically unwell: Stress hormones – Grief releases cortisol and adrenaline, which causes...