Lastly, be gentle with yourself during your search for your new normal, especially in the first year. Make decisions that feel right and know that some of the decisions will no doubt crumble beneath you. Understand that your perception is changing at light speed, there are bound to be mistakes, but that you are making it through, ever so slowly, to the other side. You are now a warrior.
You may feel that people around you would rather that you "get over it" quickly and "get on with your life" so they can get on with theirs too. Most of us aren't taught how to grieve, and so, we won't know how to be with others in a supportive way when they are grieving. Some myths about how one "should" grieve:
What I learned was, when we experience loss, there is a necessity for us to recognize the pain of that loss and reflect on how that loss is impacting our lives. There's a quote, by Anne Roiphe that I've become very fond of, "Grief is in two parts. The first is the loss. The second is the remaking of life."