Neediness in Grieving

After the death of a loved one, many older children may revert to childlike behaviors in an effort to cope. They may want to be held and find it difficult to be separated from their parents. Understanding that these behaviors following a loss are normal can help you accept these temporary changes in your child’s behavior, so you can help them cope with their emotions.

Dr. Michael Clatch, Psy. D
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