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How to Write Comforting Letters to the Bereaved A Simple Guide for a Delicate Task by John D. Haley
  

How to Write Comforting Letters to the Bereaved A Simple Guide for a Delicate Task

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How to Write Comforting Letters to the Bereaved A Simple Guide for a Delicate Task by John D. Haley

How to Write Comforting Letters to the Bereaved guides readers through the delicate task of penning their thoughts and emotions to friends or family members suffering the loss of a loved one. It lays out an array of suggestions, precautions and examples in a clear and informed style. This friendly, easy-to-read guide enables professional caregivers and lay readers alike to quickly take what they need from a number of considerations, such as: how to start such a letter; how to elaborate on the relationship, the loss, and its meaning to the reader; various ways to help survivors regardless of geographic distance; important precautions about what to avoid; different approaches to talking about religious faith; the inclusion of humor; plus follow-up letters long after the funeral; and more.

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Book Info

Publication date

30th April 2017

Author

John D. Haley

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Publisher

Routledge an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd

Format

Hardback
48 pages

Categories

Coping with death & bereavement

ISBN

9780415785945

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