You are a service-connected outreach provider, volunteer, relative, or close friend. You may have a strong connection to the service member or his or her family. You try to set aside your personal feelings about the loss and focus on the family.
You want to say and do all the right things, but you don’t know how to help. You sometimes feel frustrated and helpless.
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Examine the intuitive and instrumental grieving styles and how they influence the grief of men and women. Revisit how societal misconceptions have evolved into “right” and “wrong” ways to grieve. Review the factors that impact a personal grief response.