How To Survive The Loss Of A Love Author:Melba Colgrove Ph.D., Harold H. Bloomfield, M.D. Peter McWilliams When an emotional injury has taken place, the body begins a process as natural as the healing of a physical wound. Let the process happen. Trust that nature will do the healing. Know that the pain will pass and, when it passes, you will be a stronger, happier, more sensitive and aware individual.