- 1 Can you be buried if you have committed suicide?
- 2 What do you say to someone whose family member has committed suicide?
- 3 How do people feel when a loved one commits suicide?
- 4 How do you help someone who saw someone dies?
- 5 How do you help someone cope with you?
- 6 How long should it take to grieve over a death?
Can you be buried if you have committed suicide?
Yeah. In some religious traditions suicide is considered a sin because it is thought that only God had the prerogative to take a life. In former times those who had died by suicide were not permitted burial in consecrated ground.
What do you say to someone whose family member has committed suicide?
Example: “You’re sad and confused about why all this happened.” Be genuine in your communication, and don’t hide your feelings. It is OK to show that you are also saddened by the loss and that you do not have all the answers. Example: “I’m not sure what to say, but I want you to know I care.”
How do people feel when a loved one commits suicide?
You might expect to feel sadness, but loss by suicide can also trigger feelings of anger, guilt, shame, loneliness, shock, anxiety, confusion, and sometimes relief. It’s important to pay attention to and accept all of your emotions.
How do you help someone who saw someone dies?
1. The do’s:
- Just reach out.
- Then, judge their reaction.
- Find your own way to express your love.
- Acknowledge just how bad it really is.
- Offer to connect them to people going through something similar, if you do know anyone.
- Give little and often.
- Prepare for the worst.
How do you help someone cope with you?
Here are some ways you can give support to someone who is grieving:
- Be a good listener.
- Respect the person’s way of grieving.
- Accept mood swings.
- Avoid giving advice.
- Refrain from trying to explain the loss.
- Help out with practical tasks.
- Stay connected and available.
- Offer words that touch the heart.
How long should it take to grieve over a death?
There is no set timetable for grief. You may start to feel better in 6 to 8 weeks, but the whole process can last anywhere from 6 months to 4 years. You may start to feel better in small ways. It will start to get a little easier to get up in the morning, or maybe you’ll have more energy.