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Why Experts Talk About Symptoms, Not Stages, of Grief

March 25, 2019

Have you heard of the five stages of grief? This idea of a common progression of grief stages was introduced in the late 1960s and is still popular today. Unfortunately, it is misleading. While many people experience common symptoms of grief, we don’t all follow the same neat path on a journey of mourning. Experts at funeral homes in Clark County, WI have come to realize that we should look at symptoms, not stages, of grief. This allows for individual differences in grieving and acknowledges the meandering path grief can take. Rather than progressing through the five stages (denial, anger,... View Article

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Why It’s Important to Mourn

January 25, 2019

There are few things that are more traumatizing or confusing than the loss of a loved one. If you’ve recently experienced the passing of someone close to you, you may be wondering how to approach the process of grieving their loss and moving forward with your life in a healthy and productive manner. If you’re experiencing grief, it’s important to realize that mourning is a process. That being said, no two people mourn in exactly the same way. However, grief tends to follow a recognizable pattern, as we see all the time at our funeral home in Clark County, WI.... View Article

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