Can anyone put a time limit on grieving? It is a heartbreaking experience to hear another tell you to, “get over it,” or “suck it up.” We can’t say to someone how long it must take for them to get passed something that is painful. Cutting. Something that totally messed someone up. The death of a loved one. Abuse. The mind games that people play.
“Move on?” Easily said, by the person who is outside looking in. Walking away from the people who are hurting you; the ones who say that you are dwelling for too long on what grieves you, is much better than adding to your grief by keeping them around. Kicking someone when they are down, isn’t love. Putting up with it is only adding to your pain.
When you grieve, don’t let ANYONE manipulate you into thinking that it is taking you longer than it should.