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Response to ohnoyoudidnt (Original post)

Wed Jul 16, 2014, 11:17 AM

20. For me, its best just to say, I know I can't do anything but be here, but know I am here

then follow through. If they want to go get drunk, do it. If they want to sit in a library, do it. see a movie, go shopping, talk, play a sport ... I find everyone deals with grief in their own way. Just let them do what they want to do, and be there if they want a companion. I tend to drink a lot when someone dies and I have some friends who are always there for me. But my sister is not a drinker. Instead her thing is to go to this pond near her house and sit and feed the ducks and just sit there quietly. Her best friend stayed with her for 7 hours when my dad died. She says they hardly spoke, just sat there. She is the a truly great friend to my sister.

anyway, good for you for being there and being a good friend.

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