This oughtn’t just apply to the vow of marriage. It’s a fact that humans face across the planet each day. Celine Dion faced it twice within a week.
So how do we cope? Although it’s a given in life, death isn’t something we can be fully prepared for, regardless of the amount of times we experience it.
People have different coping mechanisms. Some cry, some hold it in, some rationalise it, some don’t deal with it at all. How do you deal with it? Every experience is unique to the person who experiences it, despite the outcome being exactly the same.
Complex, we are.