Inspirational Quotes | Quote 248/365
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When a person is down in the world, an ounce of help is better than a pound of preaching – Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
What a hard lesson to learn: is it really that difficult to listen and support someone without judgement? It seems like it. There is a time for advice and there is a time to be quiet. Don’t worry about saying the “right thing”: just don’t talk at all and listen. Be there when needed, and know when to leave.
If you ever find yourself stuck, here is a list of the 10 best and worst things to say to someone who is grieving from grief.com.