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CREATING A SUPPORT SYSTEM AFTER CREMATION SERVICES

Published: October 24, 2022
by Crestview Funeral Home, Memory Gardens & Cremation

There’s nothing easy about losing a loved one and when you plan cremation services in Portland, TN, you can have peace of mind that their needs are met. While you know your loved one has what they need, it’s important to get what you need as well. You are going to be grieving and it’s a process, not something that is going to be over as soon as the cremation service is over. You need support and it’s up to you to choose where that support comes from. Here are some tips that can help you move forward.

Who Do You Want To Be In Your Support System?

When you are working with professionals on cremation services in Portland, TN for a loved one who has passed on, you need a support system. If you don’t have enough, the professionals can offer you grief resources that can help you with your position moving forward. You can seek a counselor, a grief support group, and other such resources to help you move ahead with your grief.

You are going to decide who is within your support system. You will likely open up to family and close friends, but you don’t have to talk to just anyone. Include people who are important to you and who care about you. There will be plenty who reach out to you and those who are concerned are good people to include in the system around you.

Can You Accept The Help?

It can be hard to accept help from certain people, or from people in general. But there might be some people who offer help and you gratefully are able to accept. IF you feel like the kind of help they offer is really going to help you, and you are okay with taking it, they are going to be good people to be within your support system. If you can’t accept help, it’s not going to support you during this hard time.

Who Do You Feel Comfortable With Asking For Help?

There are some people who put you at ease and who you feel comfortable with. Those are the types of people you want around supporting you now. If you feel comfortable going to certain people asking for help, you want them to help you through this situation now. They are going to be the ones you want to reach out to when you have a bad day, need someone to vent to, or want to ask a favor.

Who Has Been There For You In The Past?

You may have been through a hard time before—many people have. Think about who was there for you that time. If there are certain friends who showed up while others faded away, you know who you can count on and who is likely going to be there for you this time around. You supported them in the past, they supported you, and you know you will be there for each other through the next hard times.

When you are working with professionals on cremation services in Portland, TN for a loved one who has passed on, you need a support system. If you don’t have enough, the professionals can offer you grief resources that can help you with your position moving forward. You can seek a counselor, a grief support group, and other such resources to help you move ahead with your grief.

 

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