Please talk about your loved one. Don’t be afraid to mention his or her name. Share memories, feelings and grief.

A common fear is that discussing the deceased will upset others. However, others may want to talk and don’t know what to say. Let others know it is okay to converse about your loved one and that you welcome it.

Remember to think about what is best for you. If talking helps, then do so. Give yourself and others the opportunity to speak and share.

Sharing is a gift.


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