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Grandparents Cry Twice

08/06/2015

“Mom, there was a shooting at Sandy Hook School—Andy is ok, but we are still waiting to hear about Danny” (names have been changed).  Just reading those words makes me feel so sad. Recently, I read an article titled, “The Forgotten Mourners.”  The article included comments from the grandparents of children who died in the […]

What do you say at the funeral of a person that committed suicide?

06/11/2015

There are no words!  There are no words which will fix the situation or take away your friends devastating grief.  The most important thing you can do is to  Be There.  Go to the visitation and the funeral.  Your presence is the most important gift you can give your friend.  Too often in difficult situations, like […]