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Five Things Grieving Children Want to Know About the Death of a Loved One

[Source:  Medical X-Press]

Death and grief are not easy to talk about. Talking to children about these can be harder still.   Our instinct to protect children from harsh realities means we might avoid these topics altogether.   But, as discovered in recently published research, bereaved children have lots of questions about death and grief.

Children experience grief much more commonly than most of us think. One study in Scotland found that, by the age of ten, 62% of children report having been bereaved by the death of a family member, usually a parent, sibling, grandparent or other close person.

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