Compassion Packages ordered between April 20 - 25 will not ship until April 26. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Shopping Cart

Failure to Communicate

Posted by Kellyn Shoecraft on

The miscommunication of grief is kind of like this hug between my nephew and my daughter. Good, heartfelt intentions, but an uncomfortable and painful experience. 

 


What you say and mean is not always what I hear:

 

But even if I don't hear your intentions, thank you for trying. It is almost always better to say something rather than nothing, even if it gets lost in translation. 


For ideas on what to say

 

____

Here For You offers a thoughtful selection of Compassion Packages to send to family and friends living through life's toughest transitions. Our practical gifts range from curated household essentials to customizable sets of self-care items, all prepared with a personal touch.

Related Posts

Sympathy & Grief
Sympathy & Grief
I’m assuming that all of us have relationships we must maintain that are missing the feeling of mutual adoration. The...
Read More
Signs that My Grief is Still Raw
Signs that My Grief is Still Raw
Grief, in some form or another, will stay with you forever.  For me, the characteristics of raw grief fade over time ...
Read More
My (Dead) Sister Triggers
My (Dead) Sister Triggers
   This probably reads to you like how my 10th-grade yearbook inscriptions read to me. A list of scrawled inside joke...
Read More

Older Post Newer Post


0 comments

Leave a comment

Please note, comments must be approved before they are published