Tears are good; tears are necessary. Learn the proper role and proportion of crying over your loss.
Closure and acceptance can be made so much more difficult when no body is found.
Unfortunately, we all don't die peacefully in our sleep, especially in these cases.
Natural equation: The more you love, the harder it is to lose.
Almost all deaths feel like they happened sooner than expected.
A death that occurs suddenly generates a vastly different reaction.