The Resiliency of Survivors of Suicide Loss

Being a survivor of suicide loss is a unique kind of grief. In the realm of mental health stigma, suicide is about as nightmare as you can get.  A survivor of suicide loss endures many days of bewilderment. While the momentum of episodic depression, anxiety, and substance abuse that often precedes suicide comes to a screeching halt for your loved one in their death, the hurricane force winds rage on for the survivor, now compiled with even more pain, confusion, and grief, as you process the sudden loss of your loved one.  In addition to your own sense of loss, you are forced to come up with euphemisms to describe to others what happened to your loved one. Even the most understanding of sympathizers will have difficulty concealing their shock if you mention suicide. Sometimes, it doesn’t always feel appropriate to explain your loss in full truth. Maybe there are young children present or it’s a professional relationship, and the survivor must think through the balancing act of honoring their truth and their grief without inflicting unnecessary interpersonal damage. The survivor of suicide loss must live with a discrepancy between the loved one you knew, and the perception of their final act. People search for reasons, but there is no rationale that can make this make sense. Much like the transformation caused by drug addiction, and many suicides are intertwined with this condition, the unrelenting sadness that often motivates suicide does not match always...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Grief and Loss Suicide Bereavement grieving National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month Source Type: blogs

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