Others will try to tell you how to grieve and even how long. Others will not understand or feel the depth of your grief, but they will try to direct it.
Others are well meaning…they care, but they just don’t know. Others know of no way to respond to you without giving advice. Others try to help…they just don’t know.
Your grief…how you grieve and how long grieving will last is yours alone. Don’t worry about answers to other’s questions…allow yourself the freedom to grieve.