What Grieving People Wish You Knew

When You Don't Know What to Say or Do

Nancy Guthrie has spent a lot of time interacting with people who are grieving. Through numerous conversations about things people do and say that are helpful (and hurtful), she has realized that people often wonder what to do for or say to a loved one experiencing the pain of loss.

In this video, Nancy Guthrie, author of What Grieving People Wish You Knew about What Really Helps (and What Really Hurts), shares the top four things grieving people wish we knew about grief, helping us to confidently interact and helpfully take action.

Drawing upon the input of hundreds of grieving people, as well as her own experience of grief, Guthrie offers specifics on what to say and what not to say, and what to do and what to avoid.


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