‘What has it got to do with me? I just want to know about Aunt Celia.’ Dee blurted it out so fast; Valarie shook her head and said, ‘What did you say?’ ‘Aunt Celia is your mother.’ Valarie froze momentarily. ‘Is this a joke, what do you mean that Aunt Celia is my mother?’ Dee was regretting every moment of the conversation. Her speech became laboured and she struggled with the uncomfortable anxiety. ‘Aunt Celia was pregnant with you and Marlene when she and her husband were in a car accident and he died.
I made it to Big Lots, where Jonathan works, and I forced him to come outside and look at my car. Then we sat and talked for a while and I bragged about how I was going to my grandma’s house to eat a good home-cooked meal, while he would be forced to eat fast food again. When I left Big Lots, I still had a little time before church let out, so I drove back to Gray to the Dollar Store for some supplies for a Spanish class project I was doing that week. Finally I pulled into my grandparents’ driveway, and I noticed the door was closed. I thought this was unusual because I knew my grandpa was home, but I had forgotten a school fundraiser form for my aunts to look at, so I turned around and drove back home to Jonesborough.
She then look at my mom & told her to move her car out of the road so incoming traffic wouldn’t be blocked. My mother then proceeded to the car to move it out of the way. I Crouched down next to the woman and tried to comfort her. A woman then ran over to me. She then was stopped and questioned by the trimet cop.
Caught in the excitement, I took my dad's car keys without his consent and decided to drive to the arena in Oakland with no driver's license. My plan was to drive to the arena in Oakland to watch my first NBA game with some friends. I knew what I have planned was wrong, dangerous, and illegal but there was no way I would take a crowded bus when it was around forty degrees with heavy rain. I was easily tempted to drive when my dad called and told me that he would be working overtime. Not realizing the consequences, I immediately ran to my dad's car cautiously.
The process of grief consists of several facets namely: emotional, physical, cognitive and behavioral (Barbato & Irwin, 1992; Worden, 1991; Worden, 2009). Emotional factors Emotionally a person is sad and feels lonely without the loved one. This absence is felt in the anger the bereaved hold against the caring team in case of death due to illness, ironically it can cause relief to close ones as they have witnessed and suffered all way with the patient. Sudden death comes as a numbing shock to the person and very often there are a lot of anger again natural forces or god. In cases of sudden death there is a deep feeling of guilt as there are many unfinished business which could have been resolved, things left unsaid.
My siblings and I wondered what happened and asked the most regretful question, “What happened?” asked Mk, my older sister. It took my mother a few seconds to respond to her. “Nhia got into a car accident.” she said as her voice trembled in fear. In that moment, I pictured the terrible accident in my head and felt a slight burning sensation inside. We all sat in silence as we were dropped off at my cousin’s place and watched as my parents drove off in a hurry.
Managing to break free from the wire without causing more injury to herself, she caught hold of me and said, “Everything will be alright, but first we need to find my cell phone so we ca get ahold of mom, can you help?”. I faced her with tearful eyes and nodded my head, while looking for her phone in the field my nose began to hemorrhage. Thick red blood flowed from my nose into my mouth, filling my tongue with the taste of iron. I stumbled back to the car, but before climbing back inside, I just stood there trying to play back what just happened. After finding the courage to climb into the car, I started looking for napkins, but at that very moment I found my other shoe.
How Bereavement has Affected Jerzy The death of a spouse has to be one of the most stressful changes you will ever experience. Your spouse was probably the most important person in your life, possibly for many years. You may not remember much of your single life before you were married; now you must live with the loss. Jerzy has been through a lot with his wife, Word War Two, refugee status in three different countries before settling down in England. When somebody dies after a long illness, the time which leads up to death is often difficult for those who care for them.
Parents go through a wave of emotions when losing a child. They are not only in disbelief and denial, but also feel angry and guilty. Some parents find themselves wanting to talk about it, while others find it easier to talk about the death of friends or other family members rather than their child’s. When a child dies this disrupts the parent’s health and well-being during the hardest phase of bereavement and for long periods over the course of their lives (Hong, Floyd & Seltzer, 2010). Losing a child is one of the most traumatic events a person can ever experience.
The death and dying of a relative is always a huge ordeal for the person, their family, or both. It can be a sort of enlightenment directly caused by being consumed with your own death, like Ivan Ilych’s case; it can alternatively be a subtle maturing from the stress and caretaking of a dying person, like Grete’s. Many significant reactions come about only when death looms. Works Cited Kafka, Franz. "The Metamorphosis."