Why Men and Women Have Different Ways of Grieving – Intuitive and Instrumental Grieving

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Kenneth Doka, who wrote the book “Grieving Beyond Gender”, developed the idea of two patterns of grieving: the intuitive pattern and the instrumental pattern. Intuitive grievers express grief in an affective way, which means they adapt to it by showing emotions. Instrumental grievers experience grief physically, such as in a […] Read more »