How to Listen to a Griever
Posted on 15th March 2019 at 10:11
To say that people are uncomfortable with emotions such as sadness, rage or fear – especially after a personal loss – is an understatement.
Sit back for a moment and think about the times in your life when you were feeling sad and tried to talk about those feelings with others. On a few occasions your friend or family member may have simply listened without analysis, criticism or judgement. More often than not, however, you may have received one of the following responses:-