Bereavement is a distressing experience that all of us encounter at some time in our lives, yet it is something that is little talked about in everyday life. This being the case we have very little opportunity to learn how to cope with such loss. Different people react to bereavement in different ways, some finding it hard to work through the grieving process at all. Grieving is a natural process that can take place after any kind of loss. When a loved one passes away this is a very overpowering emotion that has to run its course.