Grief may be experienced in response to physical losses, such as death, or in response to symbolic or social losses
such as divorce or loss of a job. The grief experience can be affected by one’s history and support system. Taking
care of yourself and accessing the support of friends and family can help you cope with your grief experience.
Grief lasts as long as it takes to adjust to the changes in your life after your loss. It can be for months, or even years. Grief has no timetable; thoughts, emotions, behaviors and other responses may come and go.