Here are some classics from our collection:
“It’s all for the best.”
“Well, at least he/she lived a good/long life.”
“I know exactly how you feel.”
“He/she wouldn’t want you to be sad. You have to try and be strong for him/her/the children/your in-laws/the family dog.”
“ Aren’t you over it yet?”
“Don’t worry – you’ll find someone else.”
“I went through the same thing during my divorce.”
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