Family, Friends, and Psychologists

When things are hard, we all need somebody with whom to talk. Death is hard; there’s no getting around it. It’s a part of life that is absolutely necessary, yet incredibly troubling. When you’re close with your parents, you can go to them for advice if you have a problem. But to whom can we go to when our parents die? When bad stuff happens, a parent can comfort you. When a parent is no longer there, you can feel helpless, alone, and confused. There are other people who can talk to you, give you advice, and comfort you.

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I Know that My Parent is Going to Die

We all need our parent(s), and most kids who have grown up with their parents can’t imagine life without them, whether that relationship is rocky or serene. But when a doctor tells you that your time with your parent is limited, that you have a finite number of years, months or days left with your parent, the effect can be haunting.

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Seeking Help from a Psychologist

Psychologists offer help if you are confused about your feelings and emotions, or if you need help coping with everyday life activities with which you must face. Psychologists can help dramatically if you are confused about your feelings by dissecting into your emotions and then offering advice. If you feel like you have to talk to somebody besides family or friends, there are psychologists who are trained and professionally experienced enough to offer adequate help.

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