Grief is our personal experience of loss. Mourning is a public expression of our grief. Bereavement is the period after a loss during which mourning occurs (usually a relatively brief time) and grief is experienced (often for a much longer time).
Grief and Bereavement:
Grief, Bereavement, and Mourning FAQs Are you grieving? Contrary to popular belief, there are no set stages of grief. Get the answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) on grief and grieving.