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Bedevilment according to the Founders of The Grief Recovery Institute®'

Thie following definition of bedevilment is based on the book, The Grief Recovery Handbook by John W. James and Russell Friedman, Founders of The Grief Recovery Institute®.

BedevilmentBedevilment is the opposite of enshrinemtn. The griever has a slew of complains detailing a lifetime of mistreatment. They are unwilling to let go of disappointments and anger. With bedevelment, the griever clings to the neatives just as the enshringer clings to the positives, but neighter views the entire relationship.Bedevilment

Other definitions of Bedevilment

Merrimam-Webster gives a definition of BEDEVILMENT as:

1: the act of making unwelcome intrusions upon another <constant bedevilments from a pesty neighbor kept me from finishing my work>

Examples of Bedevilment in Grief

Talking bad about the deceased person. Outlining a lifetime of wrong-doings to them and others. Bad-mouthing the person and how they lived.


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