Tips for Letting go of a Loved One While Keeping them close to Your Heart

By: Greg Hurd
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

We here at Hurd Funeral Homes are fully dedicated towards providing you with the necessary knowledge in order for you to cope with this dramatic event in a healthy way. This is why we have provided you with a few different tips that you can try in order to move forward in your life without forgetting about the loved one who has passed away. The truth is that when death occurs there is nothing more important than understanding bereavement. This is the feeling of depression, loss, and struggle at the same time and that’s what you want to address. With this in mind, let’s take a look at how to do so exactly.


Cry it Out

That’s just it. You need to make sure that you cry when your body tells you to cry. There is only so much that you can take. Understanding bereavement when death occurs is something that’s going to weigh heavily on you. Losing a loved one hits you hard. You are never going to feel the presence of this person again, you won’t see him, touch him, kiss him or talk to him – he or she is gone forever. That’s a tough thing to swallow. That’s why you should just let yourself feel the emotions that your are experiencing.


Start Engaging in New Activities

What are the things that you loved doing with your loved one? Emphasise on them. Keep yourself busy. It’s unhealthy to burry your feelings because they are going to keep arising from under the surface. A lot of people try to forget about the connection they had. It is common to never particiapte in these activites again in hopes of remaining strong. Just the opposite is what will help you overcome this grief and learn to genuinely enjoy these things once again. 


Keep Moving Forward

Don’t forget that your life goes on. While it’s going to be hard, time will heal you. Set your goals and keep fighting for them. This is slowly going to overrule the feeling of bereavement, and you will be able to move forward and live your life. However, you shouldn’t fall for the conception that this is going to happen quickly – it’s not. This is a slow process that you need to fight through.


We at Hurd Funeral Homes are dedicated to providing you with all of the knowledge that we have due to our extensive experience. We are going to make sure that we assist you in every way we are capable of but that’s not something that we can interfere with. Feel free to contact us for more information. 

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