To help a friend cope with grief or loss, we should remember that grieving is a very individual experience which might include distinct personal circumstances, personal cultural or religious beliefs and different styles of coping. Read More.
Filled with recommendations to help you express your feelings in words and deeds, this article offers insight on what to say to a friend who has experienced the death of a loved one. Read More.
Knowing what to do before, during and after a funeral service can be difficult. What is the proper etiquette for sending flowers, bringing food or helping the family? Find the answers to your funeral questions here. Read More.
It’s hard to know what to say at a funeral. There are the typical responses like “I’m sorry for your loss” and “please accept my sympathy.” However, when someone dies, truly heartfelt sentiments bring the most comfort to the grieving. On the other hand, some well-intentioned comments can also be hurtful. Read More.
In recent years, the rules about acceptable funeral attire have become much more relaxed than formal requirements of years ago. While a traditional black suit or dress may still be appropriate for some to wear to a funeral, you’ll find more variety, more color and more casual selections in the dress codes of most modern services. Read More.
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