Archive for Grief Support Tips

The Case for Unscripted Grief Support: Why we no longer advise people what not to say

When we first started WYG in 2012, we leaned heavily into a category of grief support advice that we no…
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64 Grief Support Regrets: You Don't Know 'til You Know

Recently, going through some boxes that had moved with me, unopened, over several moves, I found a stack of cards.…
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Grief and the Errand Hang

This year the internet came together to celebrate the "errand hang" and we at What's Your Grief are absolutely here…
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64 Ways to "Meet Grieving People Where They're At"

"Meet them where they're at" is a common (and sound) suggestion for how to support a grieving friend or family…
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What to Say to Someone Whose Father or Mother Died

We get questions often about what to say to someone whose father died, what to say to someone whose mother…
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What to Say to Someone Who is Grieving

I'll probably undermine your confidence in this article when I tell you; I'm not sure how to write about this…
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I'm Grieving and Your Don't Know "Just How I Feel"

I'm Grieving and You Don't Know "Just How I Feel"

Many phrases piss off grieving people, but perhaps none so much as "I know how you feel." Ask someone grieving…
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How To Support Someone Grieving When You Can't Be With Them

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  • Litsa Williams
Grief is always isolating. And if you have a friend or family member who has lost a loved one during…
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How To Help A Grieving Friend: Beyond The Basics

This isn't our first post on how to support a friend who is grieving. It probably won't be our last.…
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