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A 35-year-old member asked:

My boyfriend died and i don't think i can bring myself to go to his funeral i feel so sad. any recommendations on overcoming this depression?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Grief & depression: I'm sorry for your loss. Funerals and memorial services offer opportunity for community and support during this time; they can be formal observances of the natural process of grieving. Sadness and weeping are natural also; sometimes there can also be celebration of the loved one's life. Talking with others and letting yourself accept care will help. You can also work with a counselor as well.
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