Most grief counselors recommend avoiding any large decisions, such as moving, buying or selling a house, for one year after the loss of a loved one if possible. It takes time to adjust to the loss of a loved one and create a “new normal.” If you’ve made a formal financial commitment, check your contract for the terms; some contracts have a “buyer’s remorse” period, which can let you out of the contract. If you have made an informal agreement with family or friends, honesty is the best policy. Have an open and honest conversation; grief can often make us do things that we wouldn’t ordinarily do.
"I made financial commitments after my loved one's funeral and now I'm having second thoughts. I don't want to disappoint anyone. How can I get out of this?"
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