Loss Examples

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The Grief Recovery Institute doesn’t agree with any type of ranking or comparison of losses. All grief is experienced at 100%. Ranking or comparing robs the griever of dignity and their very personal experience. Below are examples of types of loss.

  • Death of Loved Family/Friend
  • Infertility
  • Suffering of Loved Family/Friend
  • Death of Loved Pet
  • Divorce
  • Relationships
  • Infidelity
  • Abandonment
  • Abuse
  • Addiction
  • Moving
  • Starting School
  • Changing School
  • Empty Nest
  • Graduation
  • Marriage
  • Career
  • Health
  • Menopause
  • Retirement
  • Financial Changes
  • Cancelled Plans
  • Weather Destruction
  • Legal Issues
  • Faith