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Death What to Say

What Not To Say During Times Of Loss

Carole Brody Fleet | Posted 07.27.2013 | Fifty
Carole Brody Fleet

At one time or another, most of us have been in the position of providing sympathy, comfort and encouragement to someone who has experienced a loss. Unfortunately, not everyone offers support in a way that is sympathetic, comforting or encouraging (and in some cases, not even positive).

Stop Telling Me Your Divorce Is The Same As My Spouse's Death

Carole Brody Fleet | Posted 10.27.2012 | Fifty
Carole Brody Fleet

Many in the widowed community have encountered people who have made comments to the effect of, "I know how you feel; I'm divorced." Frankly speaking, many of those widowed have also been nearly overcome with the desire to hit these people in the head.

'He's In A Better Place' -- And 14 Other Things You Should NEVER Say To The Bereaved

Carole Brody Fleet | Posted 10.13.2012 | Fifty
Carole Brody Fleet

When someone says: 'He's in a better place.' What the widowed are thinking is: 'Better than here with me?'