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Readers Respond: How do you deal with losing someone you love?

Readers Respond: How do you deal with losing someone you love?

The one thing that all humans are unfortunately guaranteed to experience is the loss of someone you love.

In a way, you could say life is fair because it’s unfair to everyone.

We asked our readers to share the way they deal with losing someone they love and the responses were nothing short of emotional.

From keeping yourself busy or just taking each day as it comes - here are some of your answers.

Julia Santos - Work. Work as much as I could. Being at home with my own thoughts and tears is too much at times. You cry. You pray. You keep going. After a while, the pain eases up a little bit.

Carolyn Korlaki - One foot in front of the other, you never get over it, you get used to it!! And yes, you do change, you have to because now it's all on you!!!

Cindy Kaye - It's never easy, however I believe the loved one would expect me to move on with my life. My daughter passed away 11 years ago, aged 38 and not a day goes by when I don't think of her. The special memories she left me with inspire me to keep going.

Michelle Kotynski - One day at a time.

Sharyn Watt - Losing your husband destroys the life you were living but you have to try to keep going and it is such a struggle. Remember the good times and just be grateful for the time you had together. 

Eleanor Taylor - Nobody dwells on it and I don’t feel sorry for myself. He was my love, my one and all. A person misses their intimate moments together for the last 60 years, I don’t want to move on. You move on if you want to but I miss my husband a lot.

Joan Garufi - Remember the good times and allow yourself to grieve as long as you need too. There's no timeline to grieving someone you love...But just know that time makes it a little easier.

Geoff Hunt - With great difficulty. You just keep going for the sake of the rest of the family.

Kaye Boskovic - It's very hard especially when you have been together 53 years.You just have to hold your head up and keep on moving. At times it's very hard.

Rosemary Moreland - By talking about them and remembering them and having their picture in a prominent place.

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