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What to say at a funeral  (2929469 views)

It’s hard to know what to say at a funeral. There are the typical responses like “I’m sorry for your loss” and “please accept my sympathy.” However, when someone dies, truly heartfelt sentiments bring the most comfort to the grieving. On the other hand, some well-intentioned comments can also be hurtful.  Read More

What to wear to a funeral  (2614832 views)

In recent years, the rules about acceptable funeral attire have become much more relaxed than formal requirements of years ago. While a traditional black suit or dress may still be appropriate for some to wear to a funeral, you’ll find more variety, more color and more casual selections in the dress codes of most modern services.  Read More

What to do before, during and after a funeral service  (2215109 views)

Knowing what to do before, during and after a funeral service can be difficult. What is the proper etiquette for sending flowers, bringing food or helping the family? Find the answers to your funeral questions here.  Read More

Helping a Friend: What to Say when You don’t Know What to Say  (1547193 views)

Filled with recommendations to help you express your feelings in words and deeds, this article offers insight on what to say to a friend who has experienced the death of a loved one.  Read More

Helping a Friend Cope With Grief  (920004 views)

To help a friend cope with grief or loss, we should remember that grieving is a very individual experience which might include distinct personal circumstances, personal cultural or religious beliefs and different styles of coping.  Read More

A Child's View of Grief  (711757 views)

While we cannot protect children and adolescents from death and loss, we can help them deal with their grief. This article explores ways that children and adolescents understand death and experience grief, and how adults can support them.  Read More

Helping Children Cope with Grief  (659891 views)

If you feel ill-prepared to discuss death with a child, you are not alone. But if we are to help them, we must let children know it is all right to talk about death, dying and the grief that follows.  Read More

Twelve Insights into Grieving After the Death of Your Loved One  (652614 views)

Learning how to grieve healthfully, and to mourn so that you can learn to live in adaptively in the absence of your loved one, is no simple task. These 12 insights into grieving can be helpful to the bereaved.  Read More

Helping Yourself When Your Parent Has Died  (624739 views)

Loss of a parent is the single most common form of bereavement in North America. This article explores ways to manage your grief and cope with the death of a parent.  Read More

Helping Yourself After a Sudden Death  (607306 views)

Because grief may be more complicated when a death is sudden and unexpected, this guide offers suggestions for coping with the sudden loss of a loved one.  Read More

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