Because grief is a complex emotion, it can be especially scary for someone who has never experienced it; It can be challenging consoling family and friends. It may seem that nothing you can or say is of help.
Sometimes in the attempt to console your loved ones, certain things may come across as inappropriate. Sometimes the best thing to say is nothing, accepting that you can’t do anything to help your loved feel better can be a good place to start.
In this week’s episode, Heidi Dunstan, a widow and Grief Educator turned her own pain and grief into helping others. She talks to us about what not to say to someone who is grieving the loss of a loved one.Support the show