Understanding your adult child's grief. The most important thing you can do is to try and understand your child's grief and allow them to grieve.
Resources for Grieving Adults. Bartocci, Barbara. Nobody's Child Anymore. A book about the death of a parent and mourning this loss. Heartfelt stories about.
For most bereaved people the natural and most effective . Bereavement: studies of grief in adult life.
Tell others how you are feeling; it will help you to work through the grieving process. Children who experience a major loss may grieve differently than adults.
Society doesn't really expect adults to have a strong reaction to the loss of a parent. After all, it happens to everyone and is expected, especially if they are aging.