DOES ADOLESCENT GRIEF DIFFERS FROM THAT EXPERIENCED BY AN ADULT?

ACCREDITED SENIOR PSYCHOTHERAPIST/COUNSELLOR -Dr.Fawzy Masaoud-LONDON, ENGLAND

A
teenager might experience loss when their siblings move out of home to go to
university, get married or so on. They will have to adjust to life without
their sibling. They will spend less time with them; mealtimes will be
different, and so on. This will also affect the dynamic within the family.

Some
teenagers or younger child may experience a divorce or separation within their
family, which will again lead to a grieving process. Some children/teenagers
may have experience abuse, sexually, physically or mentally, which results in a
loss of their innocence and control over their own bodies.

As teenagers grow, they may begin to have relationships with others. This process is a natural adolescent process: they will start relationships and probably end relationships. Again, this will lead to them developing and grieving. Along with the relationships, they may develop sexual relationships. This can lead to another type…

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