Complicated Grief (Divorce and Separation)

Complicated Grief (Divorce and Separation) 2015-06-02T13:55:36+00:00

In Ireland at present, many individuals are struggling through separations and divorce. When a partner or spouse dies, the whole community recognizes the bereaved person’s loss and inevitable pain. There are rituals, burials, sympathy cards, and a funeral. We understand that the individual is going to need a significant amount of time to heal and integrate the loss. Complicated grief arises from those situations that we find ourselves in when our partner separates or leaves us. We have┬áloss on many levels with the further complication of running into our partner or having to deal with our partner because of children. At LifeChange we understand that separation and divorce brings with it a complicated grief in individuals.