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    Quote Originally Posted by LoveLivesHere View Post
    The best gift you can give is you. Just be there. Don't disappear because you don't know what to say.
    Adding to this... pop a note in your diary six weeks from now. That is often when people go back to their lives and it may be nice for your friends to hear from you.

    I visited my Aunty and Uncle the day after my cousin died. I brought tea, coffee and biscuits, to help feed everyone who was there.

    Thinking of your friends little one, how devastating.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LoveLivesHere View Post
    The best gift you can give is you. Just be there. Don't disappear because you don't know what to say.
    This. I didn't want frozen meals, I didn't want sympathy gifts etc please just be a great friend. I would send messages, and also please don't forget her husband

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    Quote Originally Posted by monnie24 View Post
    This. I didn't want frozen meals, I didn't want sympathy gifts etc please just be a great friend. I would send messages, and also please don't forget her husband
    This again. My DH had such a hard time coping and still does because everyone forgot about how he was feeling in the entire situation. We just past the second anniversary and I had heaps of msgs of love and support but DH had nothing, not even from his family. Just being a great friend to both, would be exactly what we would have wanted. Devastating time for your friend, sending lots of hugs.


 

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