My Husband Died and I Want Him Back: Grief & Growth

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“My husband died and I want him back. He was the love of my life, my best friend, my soul mate, my life partner, my companion.” 

It’s a highly personal, yet also very common response to the loss of a spouse.

After your husband’s passing, it’s only natural to want him back. But for some, the enormity of grief keeps the surviving spouse from growing, grieving, and living life in a healthy way.

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What to Say at a Funeral? Finding the Right Words

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Losing someone you care about is hard to experience and, for some, it’s just as hard to figure out what to say at a funeral service to those experiencing that grief.

Funerals are generally a place where people can come together to remember the person who has passed away. You can also use this time to offer support to the close family members and friends who are grieving.

But how do you do this? The most important thing is to choose your words and actions carefully so that you can truly bring comfort during this sad time.

If you are struggling to know what is appropriate to say at a funeral, you’re in the right place.

Below, you will find examples of comforting things to say at funeral services, what not to say, as well as how to follow up afterward. 

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Do Funeral Homes Take Pictures of the Deceased?

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Navigating the process of planning a funeral and remembering someone’s life involves some important questions. During this process, it’s common to wonder if funeral homes take photos of the deceased.

Your concern may be about privacy and making sure that images of your departed loved one aren’t floating around without your knowledge.

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24 Beautiful Cremation Urns for Human Ashes

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Urns for human ashes are designed to hold the cremated remains of an individual adult.

But it’s more than a cremation box that holds a plastic bag of ashes… It’s a memorial, a tribute, a final resting place; it’s a beautiful way to celebrate the memory of a beloved family member.

There are so many options out there, so we’re here to help you find the right cremation urn for your loved one.

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Can You Wear Jeans To A Funeral? How To Make Jeans Work

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Jeans are a staple in most people’s wardrobes. People spend anywhere from $20.00 – $300.00 on a nice pair of jeans, and they expect to be able to wear them to most functions. Especially in recent years.

Jeans are also acceptable to wear to the office at many companies (not just on “casual Friday.”) 

I’ve even heard of funeral homes that allow the funeral director to dress in a nice pair of jeans and a collared shirt for the guys, and an appropriate blouse for the ladies. 

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55+ Best Easy Comforting Funeral Food Recipes

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What food is appropriate for a funeral? If you’re tasked with planning the funeral food menu, or if you’re going to a funeral with a potluck reception afterwards and aren’t sure what to bring, we’ve got you covered.

Below you’ll learn everything you need to know about serving food at a funeral. From planning to etiquette to specific recipes (easy funeral food ideas that will travel well and hold throughout the service, tasting great several hours later), we have the best and most comforting recipes for funeral foods.

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Example Wording for Memorial Donations & Funeral Fundraisers

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Asking for donations after a death can be awkward. So today, we’re partnering with the leading (free!) funeral crowdfunding sites to show you the best way to ask for donations for a funeral.

There’s been a death in the family, and you find yourself making funeral arrangements. You want to do it well, but you know there is going to be a financial burden.

Perhaps the death was sudden and unexpected, or perhaps you simply don’t have the resources to cover the costs of the funeral.

What do you do?

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Here’s How Long the Funeral Home Can Hold the Body

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How long can the funeral home hold the body? This is a question that is asked often and for various reasons. 

Every family’s circumstances will look different at the time of their loved one’s death. Some may be prepared for it, while others are sadly not. 

They may not have had time to make decisions like whether to cremate or have a traditional burial. To have a graveside funeral service, celebration of life, home funeral, or wake. 

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