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Default How do I comfort someone who is grieving? - 12-23-2008, 10:55 AM

My brother very recently lost his best friend Michael to cancer. He's still devestated because Michael was his first friend here in Seattle and he was the closest friend he had ever had. He says he wants me to be there with him when he is grieving, but I don't know how I should comfort him, especially when he's crying. How should I comfort him when he wants to grieve?
   
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Default 12-27-2008, 09:42 PM

When he cries hug him, he will know you love him and it will help him release it. Just by being next to him or near him without saying anything helps, just knowing that there is someone there for him if he needs it. Try to get him something that he likes kind of like a surprise, it will put a smile on his face and let him know that its alright to smile even though he has lost someone that meant so much to him. If he wants to talk about it or anything, talk to him and if he doesn't just be there and let him know that you are there for him I hope this helps
   
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Default 02-28-2009, 08:31 PM

Well put urself in his spot imagine how bad he feels. I can't really help to much because my bff lost her sis to cancer and it was do hard tobe there and not cry with her. THough if you really think about it if you just talk to him about it, it might help. Trust me from the perspective of a person who's lost a lot it really helps to talk about it.
   
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Default 03-03-2009, 01:42 AM

Just be there. There isn't a manual that tells you how to act in these situations. Everyone grieves differently. You don't have to be the one to carry the conversation or anything. Just listen when he needs to talk or hug him when he needs to cry. Sometimes just being there means the world. Good luck!
   
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Default 05-19-2012, 12:22 PM

Thanks for sharing.
   
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Default 07-18-2012, 01:45 PM

Everyone deals with grief in different ways, so the best you can hope to to is be there when he needs you and let him know he can talk to you if he needs to. When he is ready he will come find you and start moving on from it
   
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Default 04-10-2013, 05:17 PM

Just talk something that usually interests him or her. This would help lessen grief to some extent. Any kind of grief goes down with time. It is said that time is the greatest healer!
   
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Default 05-22-2013, 07:48 AM

I am sorry for your brother's friend lost due to cancer. It is very difficult to control grief raised by sudden death of a loved one, however it will ease as time passes. It is fact that body of a person is mortal, however soul is eternal and it never dies. Give him/her advice not to take it so seriously for his/her good health and stop thinking negatively.


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Default Thaughts - 07-01-2013, 02:09 PM

Keep practicing Sam-mohan (Hipnotism)
   
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In Sam-mohan relese Co2 by nouth & take oxygen from Nose
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