When you are grieving, people tell you all sorts of things.
They tell you, that it will get better, they tell you they understand how you feel, they tell you they know what it is like, they tell you that time heals things.
They offer advice about keeping busy or resting or moving on or getting on with your life.
They talk about the 5 stages of grief.
They say all of these things in the misguided belief that they are helping. They mean well all these people, they really do, and they don’t mean to make you feel worse but sometimes they do. I know it is an accident, and I have never actually told anyone off when they say a stupid thing, because really and truly no one knows what to say so they say what they think will help, and often they are just trying to make…
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