Relationship Grief - How to Deal with the Loss of Someone Close

Relationships can be a minefield of grief and loss.  If we break up with a husband, wife or partner, we not only lose them, but possibly also our children, our in-laws, other relatives and friends of our partner.  We might lose a large group of people from our lives leaving us without social contact and support.  

Broken relationship grief can often be overlooked by others, as no-one has died and people don't realise how painful grief over the loss of a relationship can be. 

Woman alone, grieving the loss of a relationship

On top of the loss of our life partner, family members and friends, we may also lose our home.  We may need to re-locate to a new area.  It can be devastating.  

Other types of relationship grief may include giving up a child for adoption.  Or losing contact with your grandchildren because of divorce, separation or simply the family moving away.  

Parents may lose contact with their children if they have a falling out, or they move overseas. 

Another, often overlooked, aspect of relationship grief is where grief has a major effect on future relationships, on our ability to form new relationships and on the people to whom we are drawn when we are grieving.   

All these situations are major causes of grief which may need help to overcome.  

On this site, we have many pages which help with all kinds of loss.  We hope that the pages you will find linked here will help you with your relationship grief.  There are also links to ways to get help at the bottom of this page. 

Divorce, Break Ups and Infidelity

The Effects on Children and Teens

Loss of First Love

Grief and New Love

Adoption and Grief

Empty Nest - When the Children Leave Home

Ways to Get Help with Relationship Grief 

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Have You Considered Online Grief Counseling? 

Get Private and Confidential Help in the Privacy of Your Own Home

Do you feel alone and sad with no support and no idea how to move forward?  It can be tough when you are stuck in grief to find the motivation to get the most out of your precious life. 

Online counseling can help by giving you that support so you don't feel so alone. You can have someone to talk to anytime you like, a kind and understanding person who will help you to find meaning in life again, to treasure the memories of your loved one without being overwhelmed and to enjoy your activities, family and friends again.

  • Simply fill out the online questionnaire and you will be assigned the expert grief counselor most suitable for you.  It only takes a few minutes and you don't even have to use your name.  
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Memorial Jewelry to Honour a Loved One

Check out our lovely range of memorial jewelry for any lost loved one.  Pendants, necklaces, rings or bracelets, we have them all in all kinds of styles.  Choose for yourself or buy as a sympathy gift. 

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Hypnosis for Grief - 10 Ways It Can Help You

Try a gentle hypnotherapy track to relax the mind. Learn how self-hypnosis can help you cope with grief at any time of the day or night.  

Read more about it here. 

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Honour your loved one with their own memorial website.  Share photos, videos, memories and more with your family and friends in a permanent online website.  Free for basic plan with no ads. 

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