No matter how traumatic the loss is, you only have so much emotional stamina. Even grief can get used up.
Grief never gets any smaller, so you have to make yourself bigger around it. The best way to do that is to open up. Let people in.
Grief is a tricky thing, you know? You just can’t prepare for how it’s gonna make you feel or how you’ll handle it. Sometimes you just got to grab onto whatever’s around you just to survive.[to Sophie]