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The Six Needs of Mourning

  1. Man SittingAcknowledge the reality of the death.
  2. Move toward the pain of the loss.
  3. Continue the relationship with the person who died through memory.
  4. Develop a new self-identity.
  5. Search for meaning.
  6. Continue to receive support from others.