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Acceptance within the 5 Stages of Grief

We’ve all heard of Elisabeth Kubler-Ross’s five stages of grief; denial, anger, bargaining, depression and finally acceptance.

5-stages-of-grievingAcceptance: this is the one many people struggle with.

I frequently hear things like “What am I accepting exactly?” and “I don’t want to accept that they’re gone.” So what is acceptance? And is acceptance really the “place” to get to in order to heal from your grief.

Most people think of approval when they hear the word acceptance. They think they need to become … Continue Reading