Normal Grief Reactions – Teens

These are natural, normal grief responses.  It is important to reach out and talk with others, and to cry when you need to.

  • It’s hard to community with parents and other family members
  • I feel as if it isn’t real
  • I have trouble focusing on work or school
  • I can’t eat anything
  • I sense my loved one’s presence
  • I have an empty feeling
  • I’m afraid and worried
  • So much more is expected of my now
  • Sometimes I feel physically sick
  • My friends don’t know what I’m feeling
  • I’m relieved that it is over
  • I can’t sleep at night