When Someone Dies, Just Say “I’m Sorry For Your Loss.” Let the Grieving Person Know You Care But Don’t Risk Saying Anything Dumb.

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I learned a long time ago that when you want to express your condolences to someone who is grieving a death, simple is best. Especially if you don’t know them all that well. Or you aren’t familiar with the situation.

Keep it simple. “I’m sorry for your loss” is fine.

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The Delicate Art of Dating Someone New While Still Grieving From a Breakup

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Hi Page! Your writing has been such a source of community and inspiration for me, especially as someone fairly new to polyamory. I’m wondering: what is your experience with healing from a breakup while still in other romantic relationships? My long-term partner and I recently broke up. I started seeing someone else pretty shortly afterwards.  » Read more

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