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Extending Your Sympathy


Grief is all part of our life. We see people around us everyday who experience grief. And ths is because death is all part of life. Ypu cannot cheat death. And grief usually tags along. Dealing with grieving people can be difficult. It’s hard to figure out what should be done and how you should do it. But t’s all part of our moral obligation to extend condolences to those who suffer from grief. It’s not good to just turn your back on them. Especially if they are people whom you hold close to your heart. When faced with situations like this one, a lot of people would think it’s awkward and hard for them to face.But there are ways in which you can truly be of help, bring comfort and show condolence to people who grieve: Be present During tough times being present is something important. It’s great to be physically present. But you can also be present in spirit by telling them how much you care. Call them up, check up on them and talk to them. Just send a sympathy message to help them pull through. Lend your ears Despite sounding like a broken record, a grieving person really needs someone to listen patiently. You don’t need to have solutions to all their problems or advices to every word they say. Patiently hear out all

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their hurts and regrets. Try to relate to them and let them know that you are there for them. Be sincere Though clichÊs in sympathy messages can come in handy, it is still better to say sincere words and show sincere gestures. If you are not able to figure to what you’re supposed to say, you can make use of the usual messages you find online. Just make sure you are able to relate to the messages and if you can, try to edit them to give it that personal touch. Offer a helping hand Those who grieve often prefer to be left alone. But it’s also good for them to get some help from you. Reach out to them and try to get their thoughts out for their grief for the moment. Give them a piece of entertainment or enjoyment. Making someone smile at their lowest point can be a rewarding feeling.

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