Lesson Four


Up to this point in our coursework, we have discussed:

  • the definition of grief
  • some of the many reactions we may or may not experience when grieving
  • the five stages of grief by Kubler-Ross; they were designed for patients with a terminal illness rather than people grieving a death
  • how men and women grieve differently
  • what, besides the death of a loved one, causes grief
  • what we learned or experienced as a child has a profound effect on us as adults Continue reading