Top 10 Bereavement Blunders
On the flip side, here are some not-so-good grief responses. While those who love us mean well, sometimes they haven’t a clue about how to comfort us once the casket has been closed and the bean casserole thrown away. Bless our hearts! We are all just doing our best, clawing and crawling our way toward brighter days.
Tried To Make Me Eat
Tried To Get My Mind Off Of The Sadness
Told Me “SHE’S In A Better Place” “GOD Needed An Angel” “IT Was Her Time To Go”
When I Said “I Don’t Feel You’ve Been Very Supportive” My Friend Said “YES I Have. I Called Everybody To Tell Them Your Mother Died.”
Shared Their Grief Story Like It Was A Competition “YOU Think you’re hurting! When My Father Died, I Didn’t Eat For A Year! All My Hair Fell Out! I Was A Mess!”
Tried To Fill All Our Silences With Words
Sent A Signed Card But Never Sent Themselves
Sent Flowers But Never Sent Themselves
Came To The Repast And Asked Me: “NOW What’s The Ladies’ Name Who Died?”
Ignored The Pink Elephant Whenever We Talked As If That Would Make The Grief Disappear.