How do you cope with boyfriend's loss of a loved one?


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    Aug 25, 2013 5:17 PM GMT
    My boyfriend's Godfather passed away recently, and they were very close. He seems to have taken his passing very hard. He also asked me for some space, and I have no problems with that! how do you handle a grieving boyfriend with the passing of a loved one!? curious to know how others cope with it! not so much from his point of view but from how it makes you feel or in dealing with it.
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    Aug 25, 2013 7:07 PM GMT
    From experience (on the other side of the coin), I would say don't lay any pressure on him, just be there when he needs you, and not in his face when he doesn't. It's a long process, and may be the make or break thing in your relationship.

    And NEVER say "Your such-n-such wouldn't be impressed, he'd tell you to.." because you'll get it wrong