How do you cope?

Rocky (R.I.P- baby- 10/08/09)

R.I.P Mr. Kitty.- 11/7/91 - 10/8/09
Barked: Fri Oct 9, '09 8:31pm PST 
I had to say goodbye to my little man yesterday.

How do you cope with your loss?
His birthday is next month and I'm going to see him then. I know it'll be hard.

How do you not cry every time you think about your loved one?