Dealing with Death

When someone dies, you are faced with the challenge of finding the right words. As hard as it is to deal with death, then it is even harder to show your sympathy without the person feeling even worse.

This eHow article will teach you how to say the right words when someone dies.

Here's how:

Understand that death is a natural part of life and people have to deal with it. Funerals can be somber times, but families also love to see family and friends.

When trying to find the right words to deal with a death, remember to be sensitive. Give your sympathy to a friend by reaching out proactively. Do not be afraid to call and give your condolescences.

Hug the person who is grieving and simply say, "I am so sorry for your loss."

Think of the deceased person and talk about their life. For example, you could say, "I will always remeber the smile on (blank's) face."

Be quick to react to an outpouring of emotional if you say something that upsets the person grieving.

Sometimes it is best to remain silent and just sit with the person.

When someone dies, if you are at a loss of words, try writing a note.

Buy a card and write a short note describing how you feel.

Find the right words when someone dies, by thinking before you speak.

Finally, when someone dies you must make your words specific to their situation.