Today Is National Grief Awareness Day: Here Are A Few Useful Tips To Help Your Grieving Loved One

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Prepare for some surprising comments

Understand that your friend is not themselves right now. They are in an unprecedented state of mind. They may say some things that shock you. They may even say some things that concern you. And they may sound very inconsolable at times. While your natural instinct, when hearing these comments from someone who wasn’t grieving, would be to interfere, just pause. It is normal for someone who is going through the terrible and rare experience of severe loss to say some things that are out of character. It’s part of their process. If such comments go on for months on end, then you may need to interfere.

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