Tag Archives: grief

15 Things to Say (and NOT say) to a Grieving Person

You know that mildly panicked feeling you get when you found out your friend’s mother just died and you really don’t know what to say?

I’m going to help you relax with this list of 20 things people say that are well-intended but not so good as well as something better to say.

Breathe. It will be okay. r

Secrets of People Who Triumph – What My Daughter’s Brief Life Taught Me About Love, Loss, and Triumph

When you experience a loss, a deep sorrow, and you don’t deal with it, it’s like breaking a bone and expecting it to heal on its own. It may reknit itself. But it won’t heal correctly. While the acute pain may dissipate, but your full range of motion is never restored. r