Is Someone You Love Going Through A Tough Time?

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When someone you love is going through a tough time, it’s like you’re going right through it with them. It’s never nice to see somebody you love going through a difficult time, so read on to find out what you can do to help them.

Just Listen

A lot of the time, people who are going through a tough time don’t need you to tell them what they should and shouldn’t do. They don’t even need you to talk at all! By simply listening to them, you can help them get whatever it is off their chest.

Make Them Dinner

Sometimes, people who are going through a tough time will forget basic self care. They won’t eat proper food, if at all. Why not make them a big bowl of something tasty, and maybe freeze them a few meals too?

Let Them Know You’re Always There

Sometimes, a person going through a difficult time may not want to even talk about what they are going through. By simply making sure they know that you’re always there, they may open up to you eventually. Even if they don’t, you can rest assured that you’re still making them feel cared for.

Get Them Professional Help

Professional help is sometimes the only option for people who are going through a tough time. There’s no shame in it, so do your best to help them come around to the idea.

Understanding Grief

To truly help the person who is going through a tough time, you need to understand grief. It can be extremely confusing for all involved, but the following infographic can explain it a little better.

 


credit to Wake Forest Online Counseling Program