Improper ideas on grief can cause delayed and prolonged mourning. It can also lead to complications in the grief recovery process. It is important to understand false concepts regarding grief and loss to be able to grieve in a healthy way. Grief is a painful experience but it also a life experience and needs to be understood properly to proceed through it’s process.
The article, “These Myths About Grief Could Be Interrupting Your Healing Process” by Catherine Adams looks at grief myths that may be causing issues with one’s grieving process. She states,
“Unfortunately, I’ve had a lot of experience with grief in my short 25 years. When I look at this year and speak with my loved ones, I see grief all around me. Grief can be such a shocking experience, and I’ve found there are many harmful expectations surrounding how grief and healing should look. These expectations pigeon-hole us into pain and stagnancy, and can bar us from actually getting to the healing.”
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Grief myths can cause damage to the grieving process and also create erroneous views on life itself. If you are interested in learning more about grief, then please review AIHCP’s Grief Counseling Training Program and see if it matches your academic and professional goals.