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What to Say - and
What Not to Say -

to Someone
Whose Loved
one Has
Recently Died

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makes them feel
uncomfortable and

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They had a good life

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— Be a good listener

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w Avoid telling them what to do

  

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What to Say — and Not to Say — to Someone Whose Loved One Has Recently Died

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Many people avoid talking to someone whose loved one has just died – from cancer or other causes – because it makes them feel uncomfortable and they are not sure of what to say. Learn tips for talking to those who are recently bereaved, and ways you can help them cope with their loss.

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What to Say — and Not to Say — to Someone Whose Loved One Has Recently Died

  1. 1. What to Say - and What Not to Say - to Someone Whose Loved one Has Recently Died DANA—FARBER C NCER INS'l'I'l‘UTE Discover. Care. Believe. 090 ‘Q 1000
  2. Many people avoid talking to someone whose loved one has just died because it makes them feel uncomfortable and * they are not sure what to say.
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  5. I don't know what to say, but I wanted to be here for you and to give you a hug I know there is nothing I can do to change what's happened, but| wanted to offer my condolences and let you know I am thinking of you
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  10. Other ways to help: Acknowledge the death Express your condolences with a phone call or a card Call frequently to checkin Invite them to do something ’ with you
  11. Other ways to help: ’ O — Be a good listener § w Avoid telling them what to do Offer practical help Like making meals 9 or childcare ’
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