Good article for those who help grievers professionally or personally. A good guide to help others face grief and find some solace
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The article, 21 Ways to Help Someone You Love Through Grief, AMY HOGGART states
“Seven years ago, my father was diagnosed with terminal cancer before dying three and a half years later. It was a horrible time, during which I relied heavily on support from friends and family.
While I made sure to thank the people who were there for me, I noticed that most remained worried about doing and saying the right thing. Ninety-five percent of the time, they naturally did. But sometimes, they absolutely didn’t. As in, really, really didn’t.
I understand the concern. And so in case you’re concerned about how to help a loved one who’s going through something awful, here’s a quick guide based on what I learned from being on the other side.”
The article lists a variety of positive and negative things that should and should not be done when trying to help the grieving. To read the entire article, please click here
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