There are many good intentioned remarks that can have bad effects when attempting to help those dealing with loss.
The article, What You Should Never Say To Someone Who’s Dealing With Loss, by Leigh Weingus states,
“While losing people we love may be a natural part of life, there’s no question that the mourning process is an incredibly difficult one. And it doesn’t just affect our mental health: Recent research published in Immunity and Ageing found that, particularly among older people, when a loved one dies, it makes them even more vulnerable to disease and infection.”
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