The responsibilities double and widows tend to blame themselves for the loss and go into depression, denial and seclusion. At a later stage if the spouse demises the woman tries to deny it more as they feel their support system is lost. They try to find problems in every situation and may have anger issues and eventually go into depression and this can be prevented by close support of family and friends and diverting their mind and giving them happiness in all other ways. DEATH AND DYING: a) Denial- The person finds it difficult to believe they have a sickness and they are dying. It’s hard for them to accept the reality and deny it and try to seclude
Julia is shown to be an adult as she decides to keep it a secret from her mother due to the fact that she is afraid that her mother would have a heart attack with the information. This brings upon the demise portion that comes with the slowing and Julia’s mother continuing to be weakened so far to the point where important information could be fatal, shows that the slowing is having an impact that is leading to the demise of humans. Next, family is an essential part of people’s lives, changes to family members can cause split ups which has the potential to devastate other members. Julia constantly thinks about her father and why he would do such a thing while also taking care of her mother. Julia is shown to be
In Vietnam, if a person is older than thirty years old and still single, the others think that something is wrong with him or her. Because of this, many single people feel nervous and scared. They want to get married with others although they don’t fall in love with them because they are running out of time and getting older. Also, in some cases, women get married because they are pregnant before marriage. It makes the others think that they are not good women, so people don’t want their sons to get married with them.
Moreover, Melinda’s behavioural issues stem from her depression and lack of desire to actively engage in her life. To emphasize, Heather see this abnormal behaviour when she says, "You don’t like anything. You are the most depressed person I've ever met, and excuse me for saying this, but you are no fun to be around and I think you need professional help" (105). Both Heather and Melinda’s mom complain about her depression and they do not try to help her overcome it. In reality, many teens and adults have depression.
Communication allows the couple to know what is happening within the dynamic of the family and to also express any feelings that one may have. Although a lack of effective communication is one main reason that a marriage ends, divorce often ruins all ties of communication within the family. When married, couples depend on each other for certain aspects in life like finances or other everyday responsibilities. Without the other half there to communicate and help you pay the bills on time or get the kids to practice, this is when life can start to fall apart. Divorced people do not converse like they did when married, people tend to fight and bicker more therefore causes problems for the family unit.
To the woman, this may seem like the action of a heartless person. What she does not realize is that it may be her husband’s way of expressing love for his son. It leads her to think that death brings out the worst in people - not only was her marriage failing but she also realized many more differences between her and the man. She also likely despises death for taking her son. Other than losing his soul, she also had to lose him to the soil and the earth.
Widows often suffer hard life after losing the partner because he was the one insuring the income to live. In many cases, widows go back to live with their parents till they find a job opportunity or a place to live in independently. Without the partner, they feel lost and suffer emotional gap which will require the help of someone close. This issue is something normal but in our societies it is hard to deal with it because of the old thinking and
"The Jilting of Granny Weatherall" is an unusual narrative that tells of the last thoughts of a dying woman. With each sentence the reader can very seemingly see how the main character, Granny, starts to forget major events in her life and lose grasp of whats going on around her. As the story is in Granny 's point of view, the audience is very limited in the knowledge they have of the story, however at times when Granny has flashbacks the text changes to a third person point of view. Granny 's character is the portrayal of a strong and determined single mother who was left a widow after her husband, John, died. Despite being on her death bed Granny feels as if she just fell ill of a common cold and believes she would be better in a few days.
As they approach to lose their innocence, their relationship is bound to break-down due to the deception between them, the status of their family relationship, and the differences in how they perceive the world around them. They begin to traverse and live their lives without the other. Time after time, the connection between them starts to fade as they discover truths which they would hinder from each other. First of all, the lies and deception between Cheryl and April is a contributing factor for the break-down of their relationship. Especially when the matter is about their parents, April hinders Cheryl from the truth that their parents have an alcohol addiction.