The Importance Of Saying Good-Bye

By: Tom Gallagher
Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Few things in life are as traumatic as saying farewell to a dying loved one. Focus on offering love and comfort when confronted with this challenging situation. This attentiveness and the following advice can help you, and your cherished one achieve peace.

Your last farewell to someone can be significant. If a family member, friend, or coworker has died or is approaching death, you may feel a tremendous urge to bid them goodbye.

You could be fortunate enough to have the opportunity. However, not many have this comfort because death could be sudden in some cases. The following advice from Sholom Chapel can help you say farewell, heal from your tragedy, and honor your loved one.

How To Say Farewell When The End Is Close

How you say farewell to a dying person should depend on both of your wishes. For instance, you may feel the need to be heard and emotionally linked. However, a person suffering may experience unpleasant feelings such as fear, uncertainty, or rage due to their circumstances. They may be more/less receptive to your farewell than you anticipate.

Aspects To Consider

Here are some things to consider while saying farewell to a dying person:

  • As much as possible, be there for your cherished one. Sometimes the most important thing is just being with this person, even if you don’t say or do anything.
  • The best present is the gift of your time.
  • Focus on essential loving messages
  • It’s okay to laugh. Having to lose a loved one is terrible, but it doesn’t mean you can’t reminisce about the best moments with them.

If you need information about our funeral services and preplanning, please get in touch with Sholom Chapel, and we will get back to you shortly. Our team is here to help you with all the information you need regarding sending flowers to the bereaved.

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