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Helping a loved deal with the loss of a spouse or partner

If a loved one experienced the loss of a spouse or partner, it's hard to know how to help. You know that no words can help them through this loss, yet you want to take some form of action. The best thing you can do for most people is to simply be there. This type of loss feels life-changing and devastating. By being there, you show your loved one that he or she doesn't have to go through this alone.

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