Florence Isaacs's Blog – February 2013 Archive (1)

Socializing with Grieving Parents

Q. The 16-year-old son of friends committed suicide a week ago. My wife and I are thinking about inviting them to attend a social event coming up next month and wonder whether that is an appropriate thing to do. Is it too soon after the death, and would it seem as if we don’t recognize the depth of their grief? Or not?

 

The death of a child is unimaginable agony for the parents. Your children are supposed to outlive you, and the enormity of the loss just…

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