Several of my friends have gone through some hard life events lately (death, unemployment and more) and I want to know how to talk about it with them. [more inside]
One of my closest friends committed suicide. I am having a really hard time understanding my feelings about it. [more inside]
Dealing with grief, unsure how to ask friends for support, if at all. [more inside]
How to support and comfort a friend through the illness/loss of their pets? What helped you? [more inside]
Our somewhat estranged neighbors just lost their 19 y/o son in a tragic accident. How do we communicate our sympathies? [more inside]
While searching for an old friend on Facebook, I found out that he had died a year ago, "unexpectedly at home." Usually that means something bad. What's an appropriate response given that amount of time? Should I follow-try to contact his wife, whom I never met?
How do I correspond with someone who I have just learned has a life-threatening illness? (He doesn't know that I know.) [more inside]
How do I learn what to say to a friend in need? [more inside]