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Sadness and yearning for a loved one, an object, or a way of life you have lost are the most common and expected feelings that occur after any loss.
Probably the best thing you can do to cope with your sadness and yearning is to talk about how you feel. Sharing your sadness with people who care about you helps lift the heaviness that sadness often brings. Other steps you can take to cope with your feelings of sadness and yearning include:
Although it may seem that your feelings of sadness and yearning will last forever, remind yourself that these feelings will lessen as time goes by.
If you find yourself being overly sensitive and easily offended by what other people say and do, you can:
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Current as ofJune 28, 2018
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal MedicineKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineSidney Zisook, MD - Psychiatry
Current as of: June 28, 2018
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Sidney Zisook, MD - Psychiatry
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