Supporting Grief

How to help a grieving friend and know what to say to comfort them.

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24 Inspiring Words of Sympathy for the Loss of a Wife

Offering words of sympathy for the loss of a wife is overwhelming for most people. Words are not enough in this situation, but some comforting token can help a grieving person know they are not alone in their pain. By expressing our sympathies we may help ease their pain and reminding them that the burden …

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Anticipatory Grief: What No One Tells You About the Time Before Death

Anticipatory Grief is the feeling many people experience before they lose a loved one. It can be overlooked or minimized because it’s too soon for us to feel this way, right? Many people believe that death is a sudden event, but in reality it’s often a long process. When someone is terminally ill or seriously …

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How to be Supportive When Someone Close to You Has Cancer

Knowing how to be supportive when someone close to you has cancer doesn’t just come naturally to most people. Here’s some ideas and resources that can make a big difference. Offering Support to Someone With Cancer It’s completely natural to want to distance yourself from someone when they are going through something difficult. This is …

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3 Types of Messages to Avoid When Talking with a Woman Who Has Had a Miscarriage 1

3 Types of Messages to Avoid When Talking with a Woman Who Has Had a Miscarriage

This article will show you not only what to avoid when talking with a woman who has had a miscarriage, but it will also show you the one type of message that is helpful. I began thinking about how to express sympathy for miscarriage several years ago when my friend miscarried. We were pregnant around …

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