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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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grief support regret

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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How To Support Someone Grieving When You Can't Be With Them

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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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Good Grief Support Isn't Just a One Time Thing

Good Grief Support Isn't Just a One Time Thing

Let’s have a conversation about grief support. Actually, scratch that, let’s not have a—as in singular—conversation about grief support. Instead, let’s…
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A Holiday Gift Giving Guide for Grievers

Whether you are shopping as a griever or for a griever (or both!), searching for gifts at the holidays can…
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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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