When you have a loved one pass on, it can be hard to move through their cremation services in Turtle Creek, PA and get through the grieving period without, at some point, feeling alone. There might be times when you want to be alone and that’s okay. You need your space to grieve in whatever way works for you. But if you feel alone and want to reach out to others, there are many places to which you can turn. Here are a few suggestions.
Your Family And Friends
The first place you might consider turning is to your family and friends. They are the people who are there for you through thick and thin and they should want to support you through this grieving process. Find someone you can talk to and who can give you a hug and a shoulder to cry on when you need it.
The Funeral Home
After the cremation services are complete, you might feel like the funeral home is behind you. But you can still contact those professionals for grief support. They are still going to give you the compassion and support they gave you through the planning process. They also have lists of other professionals who might be able to help you even further.
A Grief Counselor
If you want to talk to someone who knows their way around the grief process, talking to a counselor with experience in the arena of grief can really help. You are able to voice your emotions and see how you can move through the different grief stages in a healthy manner.
A Grief Support Group
Grief support groups can also help you through some tough days, whether you decide you want to share during the meetings or not. You may recognize yourself in those who attend and perhaps even see people who have moved past grief and can give you hope for your own future. It can also help you to feel less alone.
Your Furry Friend
Your pets can mean a lot to you and they feel your emotions. You might notice your dog putting his head in your lap when you are sad or your cat curling up next to you and purring when you are crying. Go to that furry friend of yours for a nice cuddle when you feel alone. They will let you know that you are loved, for sure.
Having cremation services in Turtle Creek, PA for a loved one is never going to be easy. But after those services, you are going to need extra support. It’s okay to be alone at times, but if you feel like you are too alone and need some support, the professionals at Jobe Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. are here to help you with grief support resources and other ideas for places you can reach out to get the compassion you need to get through this hard time in a healthy manner.