Saturday, February 23, 2013
a grief observed
Dr. Elizabeth Kubler-Ross tells us there are five stages of grief:
According to Kubler-Ross, we progress through these five stages during the many months, even years, of the grieving process, usually in a back-and-forth fashion.
Sometimes we get stuck in one phase for a longer period of time than the others and sometimes we skip stages altogether. The following video demonstrates a young woman who gets stuck in denial for what seems an eternity and then jumps quickly into acceptance.
To save time, skip to 45 seconds into the video.