How does one grieve and cope with the loss of an estranged father?

How does one grieve and cope with the loss of an estranged father?

The types of emotions following this type of loss will vary based on many factors including timing and circumstances. Family history, personal experiences and relationships to an estranged father are unique and personal often resulting in varying degrees of grief. It may be difficult to understand, reconcile and cope but there are many resources to rely upon.

The topics below are most commonly sought following the loss of an estranged father:

Stages of Grief
Loss of Estranged Parent

Please note: We welcome questions from individuals who are seeking answers to personal concerns. Because of the sensitive nature of the time of loss, a grief counselor, member of clergy or heath care specialist should be consulted for proper procedures for mourning, grieving and coping, particularly in complicated situations. These professionals will take into account the personal circumstances, traditions and are most qualified and best suited to offer guidance.