Comforting a Loved One Who Has Experienced Loss

The loss of a loved one has a profound impact on others, and it’s often difficult for close friends and family members to know how to respond. Everyone’s emotional needs vary, but as this video explains, it is important to provide a network of support in the aftermath of the loss.

Mourning the loss of a loved one is a gradual process, so it’s important to keep in mind that the objective in comforting a friend or family member is not to resolve the problem, but to work through it. Although it often seems inadequate, simply maintaining a presence can provide an unspoken source of comfort.

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