[Tweet “Find the support that is right for you”]Grief is an experience we all have to deal with sooner or later. Whether you have experienced it or not, you will eventually have friends and family members who are dealing with a loss. That is when you are in the role of a supporter. The following ten things about grief support are written for the grieving and at the same time they will hopefully enlighten the supporter’s role.
1. Grief is overwhelming
This applies to the bereaved person as much as to the support person. Keep this in mind and do not over-expect, neither from yourself, nor from your surroundings to know the right things to do and say in every moment.
2. Find the support that is right for you
Whether that is grief counseling, support group, religious support or talking to a friend, make whatever you chose to be suitable to you. Be willing to change, if the first thing you try does not work or stops working for you after a while. [Read more…] about 10 Things About Grief Support