Florence Isaacs's Blog – September 2008 Archive (1)

What to Say When Someone's Ex Dies

Q. My friend’s ex-husband just died, and I feel awkward about what to say to her and her children. I’m also concerned about talking to her ex’s family at the funeral. I met the in-laws a few times during the marriage. Do you have any suggestions?



A. It can get very complicated when someone’s ex-spouse dies. The surviving ex-wife or -husband may feel deep sorrow. For a time, the couple did share a life together. There can be good memories as well as bad, and…

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Added by Florence Isaacs on September 18, 2008 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

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