Great article to help one understand the language and proper techniques to use with the grieving
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The article, How to Speak Grief, by and
“Grief has a language all its own, but even the best therapists can get tongue-tied around the tricky stuff. Our grief vocabulary isn’t clinical, and you probably won’t find it in the self-help books that friends hand you after the memorial service. But this does come from some hard-earned experience: We both lost parents as young adults. Loss is messy, melancholic and often darkly hilarious. It also lingers forever. Here’s a glossary that takes all that into account. Use it well.”
The article lists a variety of ways of understanding grief through humorous but informative terms that everyone should know who is helping or working with the grieving
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