Losing a Friend
The loss of a friend can be one of the most difficult experiences in life. Often it is as painful as breaking up with a spouse, boyfriend or girlfriend.
Losing a friend can make a person feel very alone.
The Wikihow website offers several tips on what to do when you lose a friend.
Some of the suggestions provided are finding a new hobby, joining a club, speaking to neighbors and other friends, and smiling.
The site also notes that losing a friend is not the end of the world and that you will find new friends eventually.
spouse: a husband or wife.
eventually: at some time in the future.