Grieving the Loss of a Loved One to Suicide
01:50 Use of hypnotherapy with grief over someone’s suicide
03:24 When is grief no longer appropriate?
06:10 Healthy ways to deal with grief
07:36 How is the grief from suicide different from other types of grief?
11:57 State of soul with those that commit suicide
12:44 Stephen’s response to the state of the soul for those that commit suicide
14:28 Comparing one’s suffering to another isn’t relevant
17:03 Teenager’s brain not fully developed
18:19 Those coming out of depression more likely to consider suicide
19:30 What do you say to those considering suicide?
20:34 Are there common threads among those contemplating suicide?
21:47 A theory that childhood is when some people become prone towards suicide
23:20 When one grieving is upset that the person committing suicide never came to them
26:01 How to handle guilt over a suicide
27:23 We sometimes deflect our guilt onto others
30:23 Signs that someone is considering suicide
31:55 How common are suicide notes?
Question 01Stephen recommends a ceremony a year after the death of a loved one (06:38). How might this be beneficial?No Answers
Question 02Stephen says that grief can be different when suicide is involved because of feelings of guilt (07:36). Have you seen this? How can people get past this guilt?No Answers
Question 03Stephen says that guilt over a death can result in deflecting blame onto others (27:23). Have you seen deaths result in divorces or ending of relationships? Was blame part of the reason for the breakups?No Answers
Question 04Stephen mentions Samson (Judges 16:27-30). Samson is also mentioned as a great man of faith in Hebrews 11. Discuss the idea that a man who killed himself is considered a hero of faith.No Answers