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John James, founder of The Grief Recovery Institute

John W. James

Founder of The Grief Recovery Institute®
Co-Author of The Grief Recovery
Handbook & When Children Grieve


Ask The Grief Experts

"I don't know what to say" is often the best thing to say. (Published 4/28/2015)

Q:

My cousin's husband was murdered. She and her husband were a wonderful couple, educated and successful. The killing was brutal. I grew up with my cousin, but as adults we haven’t been close. I don't know what words of comfort I can possibly offer. I cannot get my mind around the senselessness of this loss. I'm hurt for my cousin, and furious at the person who did this with no regard for the devastation he was leaving behind. What can I say to her?


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    April 2017
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