Grief is usually associated with feelings of sadness, guilt, anger, regret and yearning, among others. Some people may feel a sense of meaninglessness, while others may feel a sense of relief. Emotions can surprise us in their strength or mildness, and can be confusing.
Everyone grieves in their own way, and there is no one way better than the other. Recovering from grief can happen in six months, with moment of sadness, while others may feel better after a year. Some people will grieve for years, complicated by other conditions, such as depression.