Saturday, January 21, 2017

How to cope after the death of your spouse

How to cope after the death of your spouse -

the death of a spouse is one of the hardest things you will ever accept in life.

Difficulty: Hard

Time required: Varies

Here's how:

  1. Be good for you.
  2. Eat well and avoid too much alcohol, drugs, caffeine, sugar or tobacco.
  3. regular exercise, but take the time to sit down and breathe deeply.
  4. Maintain a regular schedule and get out of the house now and then.
  5. Cry.
  6. mail response and condolence letters. It's part of the healing process.
  7. Start a journal.
  8. Join a support group.
  9. Ask the funeral home for 6-8 copies of the death certificate.
  10. Keep Social Security, bank account and handy insurance numbers.
  11. Set up a file for copies of everything that has to do with the estate, including the notes of telephone conversations.
  12. deal with emptying drawers and closets. Do not let someone else do it for you. It is a necessary part of the grieving process. It may be helpful to have someone with you who can understand and share your memories and stories.
  1. bank change accounts. File insurance claims. Check on mortgages, credit or policies related to work, as well.
  2. Notifier social security, business associates, employees, organizations, banks, automatic saving, credit cards, bonds and securities, real estate securities and automatic journal, home insurance and personal needs.
  3. Stay in charge of your own life. Do not let the kids take over

Tips :.

  1. Avoid hasty decisions ... wait a year before selling the house, moving, or make major purchases. It is important to let go and move on with your life, but give yourself time.

  2. Allow time to get some of these things. If it is difficult to do, or a decision is hard to do, then wait. You will know when the time is right.
  3. Do not make the bills you are not sure until you check their authenticity. Keep out of paying medical bills until they are all in

What you need: ..

  • The belief in yourself
  • Time.

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