When it comes to loss and grief, the rituals and traditions in society aren’t the same as they used to be. In days past, your community would look after you. Neighbours, friends and family would rally around, bring meals and regularly visit to check in and help out during that first month or year in the grieving process.
But we seem to have lost that. A lot of the people I’ve spoken to have said that after the funeral, they feel like they’re on their own. Everyone else goes back to their normal, busy lives and they’re expected to just get over it, which is never so straightforward and easy.