Stuck is a noun that means “fixed, unable to move.” It can be used to describe an object in an impossible position, like a jar lid that is stuck or a car in traffic. It can also refer to indecision. Stick is a borrowing of the Old English stician.
Those who are experiencing the loss of a loved one can feel stuck in their grief process. While it can be hard to work through this difficult time, it is important to know that it will take time and patience. The key is to be willing to reflect and examine yourself. If you are feeling stuck, there is a good chance that it’s something you are afraid to face.