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Grief: What not to do

  • Posted on May 17, 2013 at 9:54 pm
Purple Butterfly

List compiled from many sources by Jeff Ketts Everyone expresses their grief in different ways. Some find comfort in one thing, while another person may not. Below is a list of thing that have been suggested will help support someone who is in grief. What NOT to Do DON’T avoid mentioning their loss or the child’s name out of fear of reminding them of their pain (they haven’t forgotten it!). DON’T change the subject when they mention their dead child. DON’T tell them what they should feel or do. DON’T avoid the bereaved parents because you are uncomfortable (being avoided…

Grief: What to Do

  • Posted on May 17, 2013 at 9:56 pm
Pink Monarchs

List compiled from many sources by Jeff Ketts Everyone expresses their grief in different ways. Some find comfort in one thing, while another person may not. Below is a list of things that it has been suggested that will help support someone who is in grief. What to Do DO Allow them to express as much grief as they are able and are willing to share with you. DO allow them to express as much unhappiness as they are feeling and willing to share with you. DO allow them to talk about their loss as much and as often as…