Avoid saying things like “You are so strong” or “You look so well.” This puts pressure on the person to keep up appearances and to hide their true feelings. The pain of bereavement may never fully heal. Be sensitive to the fact that life may never feel the same. You dont “get over” the death of a loved one.
What should you not ask a grieving person?
The Worst Things to Say to Someone in GriefAt least she lived a long life, many people die young.He is in a better place.She brought this on herself.There is a reason for everything.Arent you over him yet, he has been dead for awhile now.You can have another child still.More items
What to say to a grieving person?
When someone is going through a bereavement, you may want to take their pain away. Although this isnt possible, acknowledging it by saying, Im sorry I cant make things better, Im sorry its so hard for you, or Im sorry things are so tough right now can help them feel heard and supported.