Cupid's Pulse Article: Bobby Brown is ‘Deeply Saddened’ by Whitney Houston’s DeathCupid's Pulse Article: Bobby Brown is ‘Deeply Saddened’ by Whitney Houston’s Death

Whitney Houston’s ex-husband, Bobby Brown, has finally spoken out about the late singer’s tragic death.  According to People, Brown released a statement saying, “I am deeply saddened at the passing of my ex-wife, Whitney Houston.”  He also asked for privacy during this difficult time, especially for daughter, Bobbi Kristina.  On top of that, he thanked everyone for their heartfelt condolences.  Houston’s ex was said to have been devastated by her loss when the diva was found dead in a Beverly Hills hotel.  After hearing of her death, a tearful Brown proclaimed, “I love you Whitney” while performing with his band, New Edition, in Mississippi.

What are some ways to cope with a partner’s passing? 

Cupid’s Advice:

Aside from the loss of a parent, dealing with a partner or even an ex-partner’s passing is one of the hardest things to go through.  Here are some ways to cope:

1. Take time to grieve: After the initial shock of losing a partner, it’s okay to take a break for a while to deal with your loss.

2. Surround yourself with positive influences:  True friends will also be there when you need them to be.  Keep them close during this difficult time.

3. Honor their memory:  Keep something to remember your late partner by, and share stories of all the great times you had together.

What other ways can you deal with the death of a lover?  Share your thoughts below.