Making Sense Of Intense Emotions

By: Brian K. Daly
Monday, September 26, 2022

For those particularly close to the deceased, coping with their death may be challenging. At some point in our lives, we will all experience the pain of loss. However, because grief affects different people, we will react and share it uniquely. In most cases, our intense emotions will succeed in getting our full attention. Even though they can be terrifying, overwhelming, and humiliating, they always occur for a reason and teach us something. The difficulty comes in taking a step back to decipher the meaning of our emotions.

There is no standard timeframe for how long it will take to recover from the tragic event and rediscover one's identity. You must permit yourself to grieve in the best way for yourself. After a tragic loss, people often feel a mixture of grief, anger, and numbness.

Intense Emotions You Could Experience

While we at Ocean County Cremation Service recognize that everyone's experience with death is unique, we have noticed that many people share a few universal sentiments. Although unpleasant feelings can be terrifying at the time, they typically subside after some time has passed. Some of the emotions you could experience are:

  • The disbelief and shock are still very much present days after the death.
  • The practice of burying one's feelings of suffering while actively comforting others
  • The pain is intense and overwhelming.
  • You're stressed, either generally or about a particular situation.
  • Concerns about your death and the death of those close to you
  • You could find yourself at odds with people you care about with anger and assertiveness.
  • Feelings of despair
  • Guilt
  • You might feel relieved if the patient has been sick for a while.

Ways To Cope With Such Feelings

Comprehending these feelings and thoughts can be difficult. You could feel helpless after the death of a loved one, but if you keep in mind that your life still has meaning, you can start to find new things to care about. Talking to someone about how you feel about what has happened could help.

Despite your resistance, a loved one or friend could be able to assist you in moving past your grief and into the healing process. Consult a medical professional, religious leader, or mental health expert if you feel your intense emotions are causing harm to you or others. With their support, you'll be able to process your intense emotions and begin the healing process.

If you need more information or have questions about our funeral services, please contact Ocean County Cremation Service experts. We are here to assist in any way we can. You can contact us at the numbers or through the form on this page.

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