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Mountain Valley Hospice & Palliative Care held a grand opening and ribbon-cutting today for the SECU Hospice Care Center of Yadkin.
The loss of a loved one is a difficult, emotionally-charged time and can be associated with a wide range of feelings and experiences that can feel like a roller coaster ride. Much of what you experience is the normal and expected response to loss, and allowing yourself to experience these emotions, which may not always be pleasant, can help you progress through the grieving process.
You cared for your spouse night and day for months or even years. It was a full-time job without pay or vacation time. Your heart ached as you watched your spouse suffer. After all, you loved—and still love—him or her with all your heart. Hence, perhaps you were shocked that when your spouse passed away, your first feelings were those of relief. Was that a normal reaction?
Coping with the loss of a loved one never is easy. If you are unable to attend the funeral and spend time with family in-person during this emotional time, it becomes even more difficult to manage your grief. Here is how to deal with being unable to attend a loved one's funeral.