Certain life milestones can give rise to feelings of intense sadness, regret or longing. If they linger or threaten to overwhelm, don’t be afraid to seek help. Monitor these triggers.
A relationship or marriage breakup Family conflict Moving to a new area The end of a friendship Miscarriage
Job loss Financial insecurity Empty-nest syndrome Retirement
Fear of getting older Fear of losing loved ones Sudden illness or long-term poor health Death of a pet
Loss of independence Loss of a dream – a goal that may not be reached