Grieving, as most know, is gut-wrenching and dismal. So it's essential to show up in the most mature, thoughtful and compassionate way. The worst is to ignore by distancing yourself, being silent, or uttering meaningless platitudes.
The internet has countless helpful sites to help you prepare to assist those grieving. For example, I just did a quick search with the question 'What to say and do when someone has died?' Well over 11 billion sites came up. Here are just two.
The 10 Best and 10 Worst Things to Say to Someone in Grief
My partner died. Then my brother. Here’s what not to say to someone who is grieving - N Sholl