Giving time to sadness
The urgency put on someone sad to cheer him up, stop crying, get to activities, makes that those in griefing often feel misunderstood by their environment. Using the words "do you want to" to identify and respect their needs might be the right way to accompany somebody in grieving.
Questions to think about
- After watching Xusa's video, what do you think is the best way to accompany somebody who is in a grieving process?
- Think in close cases where you found yourself next to someone grieving and think about what aspects of your attitude might have helped the most.