Maybe they knew your weaknesses and fears; where you came from; and what you’ve been through.It can be comforting to be is not easy to come by and takes a long time to build.For many of you, your significant other was the one person who knew how long to let you vent and how to calm you down.In fact, there are times when you still pick up the phone to call them after a terrible day, only to be reminded that they are gone.
Perhaps your partner knew how you took your coffee and how you liked your eggs.
Sadly, guilt and regret over decisions made at the end of a person’s life can have an ongoing negative impact on your grief.
A return to single status is hard for a hundred reasons. Many people say they feel like a third wheel after the death of their partner, which can be awkward and alienating. Although you may feel ready for a new relationship, you may simultaneously dread the thought of dating (we don’t blame you).
We recently wrote a post about grieving the death of a best friend.
Afterwards many people commented that their partner was their best friend, which made their loss feel two-fold.