Supporting a Griever

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Nov'13

Talking to Children About Death: The danger of euphemism

You all know what a ‘euphemism’ is, right?  It’s a benign or innocuous word used in place of one that …

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15

Oct'13

Grief Support vs. Comfort: A pro-tip for the compassionate and caring

Litsa and I like to offer advice on supporting grievers.  We’ve covered a lot of ground, from how to write a …

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16

Sep'13

Helping a Teenager Deal with Grief

It’s difficult to sum up how to support a child or teenager without being overly general because, just like big wrinkly …

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04

Sep'13

What’s Your Question: Should my boyfriend still display photos of his late wife?

Welcome to our newest feature, ‘What’s Your Question: Grief Advice & Answers’. Full disclosure, no one has actually asked us …

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29

May'13

Grievers Helping Grievers: A Few Considerations

I believe in the power of grievers helping grievers; this probably goes without saying, being that I am the co-founder of this here …

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08

Mar'13

How to Write a Sympathy Card

No one likes writing a sympathy card- we get it. You’re probably don’t love having to research this topic. It …

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27

Feb'13

What to Send to a Funeral Instead of Flowers

When my dad died there were more flower arrangements at the funeral home than we could count.  Though we were …

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18

Jan'13

What Not To Say part II: Guilt and Grief

We posted a couple weeks ago about what not to say to someone grieving.  In case you missed it, our …

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16

Jan'13

After a Suicide Death: An Activity Book for Grieving Kids

“Kids are resilient”.  It is a phrase you have undoubtedly heard if you have had the misfortune of supporting a …

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14

Jan'13

Childhood Grief: The Influence of Age On Understanding

I have a daughter who is three years old.  She sees the world in a delightful way.  Everything is pink …

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04

Jan'13

What Not to Say to Someone Who’s Grieving

  So often we find ourselves stressing out about saying the right thing to a friend or family member who …

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15

Dec'12

Helping a Grieving Friend After a Loss

Your friend has experienced the death of a close friend, family member, spouse, child, or even a pet. You want …

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