People cope and face grief differently. Some look to hobbies, other looks to social life, while some may be introvert. In this story, a woman turns to reading to help her go through the process of grief.
The article, “How Reading Helped This Woman Process Her Grief” by Bethanne Patrick states,
“In All the Lives We Ever Lived: Seeking Solace in Virginia Woolf, Smyth turns to an unlikely source of solace after her father’s death: her favorite book, Woolf’s 1927 masterpiece To the Lighthouse. Blending analysis of a deeply literary novel with a personal story is a high-wire act for many reasons, not least being how few readers will have read Woolf themselves.”
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Like music, when someone can relate to a story, one is more apt to use it as motivation or find solace in it. This was the case in the story above of how a woman found herself in the story. This can definitely help some cope. Please also review our Bereavement Counseling Program