holiday grief and loss

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How to Stay Close to Your Grieving Spouse

No matter how long you’ve been married, you and your spouse will grieve differently after loss. Your husband may withdraw after a death of a family or friend, or withdraw from you emotionally and physically. These tips for staying close to your grieving spouse will help you stay close through the stages of grief. Grief feels scary and overwhelming, and […]

Comforting Your Boyfriend When a Family Member Dies

If your boyfriend is grieving and pushing you away, he is normal. This is a natural response to grief – especially if your boyfriend’s family member died unexpectedly. These ideas for comforting your grieving boyfriend will help you understand what he’s going through and show you how to console him through his grief.

5 Ways You Can Help a Friend Who is Grieving

Some friends need practical help when a loved one dies; others need a shoulder to cry on. Knowing how to help a grieving friend cope with death, loss, or major life problems is an important part of friendship. A Water Bell Fountain is a creative alternative to a bouquet of flowers as a sympathy gift. It’s a beautiful copper bowl with water and […]