Grief and Sympathy Blog

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10 Most Common Funeral Flower Etiquette Questions

We answer your funeral flower etiquette questions. What to send, where and when, and what to write on the message.

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Loss of a friend

Ok, hoping there's enough space here, question's kind of complicated. Basically my Dad, a few years ago moved in with a good friend of his who happened

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Relationship Grief - How to Overcome the Loss of Someone Close to You

Loss of a relationship, whether husband, wife, partner, child, grandchild or friend can be painful. We explore these types of grief and give advice on overcoming them.

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The Twin Minefields of Grief and Remarriage

After tragedy when is it too early to consider remarriage? A story of one woman's grief and confusion when contemplating getting married again.

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Loss of a brother

I lost my brother in March 2018 this year to cancer. He was just 35 and had a 5 year old son. I am struggling with the fact that my brother was a healthy

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A Time to Grieve by Carol Staudacher

It has a grieving process that is written for any age. This book has meditations that speak to you and helps you through your worst and most painful moments...It

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Huge Collection of Poems for Funerals

Divided into sections of poems for the funeral of a Mum, Dad, Child or any relative, plus funeral poetry for a soldier and many more options. We have carefully chosen all the most beautiful poems for your special send-off.

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Perfect Funeral Poems for Grandad Plus Songs

Funeral poems for Grandad - both well known and original ones. We've added some Granddad songs for you to play too.

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10 Best Funeral Poems for Mum

A beautiful group of funeral poems for loss of a Mum. We have chosen non-religious poems which will be appropriate for any mother, in any country, and of any belief. We hope you will find one which moves you and speaks to you about your own mother at this sad time.

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Father-in-law's selfish death- how to get over it?

My boyfriend's dad died recently of cancer. We had about a year and a half with him from the day he was diagnosed to his death. My boyfriend is very

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10 Uplifting Miscarriage Poems and Songs

The most beautiful and heartfelt miscarriage poems along with some gorgeous songs too. Also advice and helpful articles for coping with the grief.

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21 Comforting Quotes about Death

These quotes about death will bring solace and comfort to those who are grieving. Use them in sympathy cards or flowers or just for quiet contemplation.

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3 Main Goals for Resolving Grief - Plus Tips for Achieving Them

Setting specific goals for resolving your grief can really help. Goals such as acceptance and finding joy and meaning in life. We show you how, step by step in your own time.

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Grief After a Break Up - Helping Your Teens Cope

Loss of first love can be the cause of a huge grief for teenagers who may not have experienced a break up before. We give you some tips to help your teens through this difficult time.

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10 Best Pet Loss Sympathy Gift Ideas

Pet Loss Sympathy Gift Suggestions for Loss of Dog, Cat or Horse. Easy and Customisable Choices to Comfort Your Friends and Family

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Get Private and Confidential Help in the Privacy of Your Own Home

Do you feel alone and sad with no support and no idea how to move forward?  It can be tough when you are stuck in grief to find the motivation to get the most out of your precious life. 

Online counseling can help by giving you that support so you don't feel so alone. You can have someone to talk to anytime you like, a kind and understanding person who will help you to find meaning in life again, to treasure the memories of your loved one without being overwhelmed and to enjoy your activities, family and friends again.

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Heart Shaped Sterling Silver Pendant for Cremation Ashes, Engraved Forever Loved

Memorial Jewelry to Honour a Loved One

Check out our lovely range of memorial jewelry for any lost loved one.  Pendants, necklaces, rings or bracelets, we have them all in all kinds of styles.  Choose for yourself or buy as a sympathy gift. 

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Beautiful Memorial Trees to LAst an Eternity

What a memorial for a loved one. A tree that will live and grow for many, many years to come. 

You can get all sizes from majestic oak trees to smaller magnolias.

Any of our range of memorial trees will make a beautiful living monument to the deceased. 

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Hypnosis for Grief - 10 Ways It Can Help You

Try a gentle hypnotherapy track to relax the mind. Learn how self-hypnosis can help you cope with grief at any time of the day or night.  

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