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How to support someone who has lost a loved one

Losing a family member or friend can be one of the most difficult things anyone has to deal with. This guide by Good Thinking aims to give you the tools to support someone who is grieving.

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There is no normal or ‘right’ way to grieve and how someone reacts often depends on who died and how they died, as well as the bereaved person’s age, experience, personality, culture or religion. You can play a vital role in helping them through this difficult time. If you’re not sure what you can do, Good Thinking has put together the following tips.

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