5 Things NOT To Say On Grieving

Grieving is a very difficult. I thought this post made some very good points on how to give someone comfort.

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Words Can Slow Their Healing

Written By WENDY KELLER

wendy Wendy Keller, mother, author, survivor

A friend of a friend died in a bike accident last week. Terrence was a well-liked man and an exceptional athlete.My friend runs a local shop, and I was there when he got the news that his friend had died.

As non-immediate family members often do, he went into stunned shock. Didn’t talk about it. We had dinner that night and he brushed it off when I brought it up gently, but at the most unusual times, brought it up himself – and many times since.

I’ve noticed shock only gets you through the first few days, so I stopped by his shop today to see how he was doing. There were two young adults talking to him earnestly. Turns out, they are Terrence’s children. I hadn’t intended to walk into something so intense and private…

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