Ways to Help A Loved One Grief
Help Support your Loved one!
Join me in this discussion.
What do you say?
How can you help? How do you comfort a loved one?
There is no time limit!
Recognize the stages of Grief
Your loved one may struggle longer than expected.
Let them grieve however long they need!
Everyone Grieves Differently!
When in Doubt Always HUG!
One Person's Grief is NEVER The Same As Another's
Ask them what they need
Offer ways to memoralize their loved ones
Be THERE for them!
* Open a line oF communication * Listen more than you talk * Share memories * BE THERE FOR THEM!
Be Careful What You SAY!
* At least he lived a long life * He is in a better place * He brought this on himself * There is a reason for everything * He has been dead for awhile now * God wanted them to be with Him * I know how you feel * She did what she came here to do and it was her time to go * Be strong
Keep In Mind...
Loss is not just felt through death. It can be the loss of a job, a divorce, the loss of an ideal or expectation . Loss is a difficult thing to work through and your role as a supporter is both unique and vital. Just Remember: When in Doubt ALWAYS HUG!