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Bethenny Frankel Shares How She's Coping with Dennis Shields' Passing: "Mommy Time Heals All Wounds"

The Real Housewives of New York City mom is staying strong in the wake of tragedy.

By Laura Rosenfeld
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Following the passing of her on-off boyfriend Dennis Shields earlier this month, Bethenny Frankel is finding comfort in the people and places she loves the most. 

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The Real Housewives of New York City mom shared how she is coping with the recent tragedy on Instagram. Bethenny shared some video of her getting some rest and relaxation while taking in all of the nature at Three Mile Harbor Marina in East Hampton, New York in her Instagram Story. She also showed that she is trying to stay strong and positive, sharing the uplifting message that "the sun will still rise & set every day," along with a beautiful photo of the sun rising over the water.

Bethenny is finding peace in tranquil surroundings. Photo: @bethennyfrankel/Instagram Stories

Bethenny is staying strong in the wake of tragedy. Photo: @bethennyfrankel/Instagram Stories

the sun also rises

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Bethenny also posted a couple of videos of herself and her daughter, Bryn Hoppy, having fun putting temporary tattoos on their dogs Biggy and Smallz in her Instagram Story. 

"Mommy time heals all wounds," Bethenny shared in her Instagram Story. Photo: @bethennyfrankel/Instagram Stories

"If Peanut is happy..." Bethenny shared in her Instagram Story, referring to her 8-year-old daughter. Photo: @bethennyfrankel/Instagram Stories

Bethenny previously opened up about how she's been handling this sudden loss in an emotional and vulnerable tweet posted on August 26. "It’s hard to breathe & I appreciate you giving me the space & support to try to do so. It’s excruciating-sudden death is no closure & constant [questions] & memories. Our relationship is current so it’s painfully raw," she said. "Trying to stay healthy & move through it [with] tears & close friends. Xo."

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