Our expert says:
That must obviously have been a very upsetting and distressing experience, SH,. Sudden and unexpected deaths often feel unreal, such that one intellectually knows what happened, and yet emotionally feels unconvinced. And all deaths, especially those which occur like this, remind us uncomfortably of both our mortality, and of our essential inability to control some of the very important elements of life. It does take time to get over such a loss, though by six months, though not over it, one might have hoped you'd be seeing some signs of progress. Seeing a counsellor with experience in grief difficulties, especially one of the CBT style, could be helpufl in resolving this grief and moving forwrds again
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