How to Help a Grieving Friend

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Let Her Grieve

It sounds simple, but it’s impossible to watch the people we love suffer, so your first instinct might be to try to shorten the grieving process. But everyone deals with loss in their own way; some with tears, some with laughter, some with sleeping, some with keeping busy. It’s your job to let them do it their way—not the way that feels most comfortable to you.

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