At different stages in our lives, the signs of love may vary: dependence, attraction, contentment, worry, loyalty, grief, but at heart the source is always the same. Human beings have the rare capacity to connect with each other, against all odds— Michael Dorris
Lust Stages Of Grief quotations
Whatever you use to keep the pain at bay robs you of the fleck and nuggets of gold that feeling grief will give you.
To spare oneself from grief at all cost can be achieved only at the price of total detachment, which excludes the ability to experience happiness
The five stages - denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance - are a part of the framework that makes up our learning to live with the one we lost. They are tools to help us frame and identify what we may be feeling. But they are not stops on some linear timeline in grief.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
We postpone the finality of heartbreak by clinging to hope.
Though this might be acceptable during early or transitional stages of grief, ultimately it is no way to live. We need both hands free to embrace life and accept love, and that's impossible if one hand has a death grip on the past.
There are many stages of grief. It's sad, something coming to an end. It cracks you open, in a way -- cracks you open to feeling. When you try to avoid the pain, it creates greater pain. I'm a human being, having a human experience in front of the world. I wish it weren't in front of the world. I try really hard to rise above it.
Sorrow is not sickness-unless it becomes a permanent state of mental ill-health.
The point is there are indeed stages of grief, as all the therapists tell us, but they do not obey some great unseen timetable.
Everyone has friend during each stage of life. But only the lucky ones have same friend in all stages of life.
Well, every one can master a grief but he that has it.
Shock, confusion, fear, anger, grief, and defiance.
On Sept. 11, 2001, and for the three days following the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil, President George W. Bush led with raw emotion that reflected the public's whipsawing stages of acceptance.
To eke out the most happiness from an experience, we must anticipate it, savor it as it unfolds, express happiness, and recall a happy memory.
When you try to avoid the pain, it creates greater pain.
It's like when someone dies, the initial stages of grief seem to be the worst.
But in some ways, it's sadder as time goes by and you consider how much they've missed in your life. In the world.
I have been through the stages of disbelief and shock, to anger and ultimately grief over the loss of the family I so badly wanted for my children.
Grief is not just a series of events, stages, or timelines.
Our society places enormous pressure on us to get over loss, to get through grief. But how long do you grieve for a husband of fifty years, a teenager killed in a car accident, a four-year-old child: a year? Five years? Forever? The loss happens in time, in fact in a moment, but its aftermath lasts a lifetime.
Grief is characterized much more by waves of feeling that lessen and reoccur, it's less like stages and more like different states of feeling.
We’ve all heard of Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross’ five stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. In contrast, I realized, happiness has four stages. To eke out the most happiness from an experience we must: anticipate it, savor it as it unfolds, express happiness, and recall a happy memory.