Grief is the outcome of loving and losing someone or something in life.
It is a difficult experience that most of us will have to endure at some point. It's comforting to know that we're not alone in this, but it's also important to understand that we may experience grief in different ways to one another.
In the early stages, grief can seem all consuming. Even though it may seem impossible to imagine in the beginning, you will 'grow around it'.