The best way to write a sympathy card is to be genuine and simply say what you feel

Condolence Phrases in a Sympathy Card

Posted: June 15th, 2011 | Author: writer | Filed under: Articles and guides | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | No Comments »

Looking for the right condolence phrases is quite a hard job. Despite how well you know a friend, there is no way to tell how he or she fees following a loved one’s death. Because of this, it is helpful to check out condolence phrase examples to give you an idea of what to write. You should understand the purpose of sympathy condolences and messages in order to choose the right condolence phrases.

Remember that condolence phrases are intended to console a grieving person. The feeling of losing a loved one ranges from deep sorrow to anger, so it is important to word a sympathy card or letter carefully. The key to finding the right condolence phrases is taking into consideration the relevance of the relationship of the bereaved to the deceased, your relationship to the departed and your relationship to the bereaved and the emotions of the bereaved.

Some of the tried and tested traditional condolence phrases include ‘we are saddened by the loss’ ‘with deepest sympathies’, and ‘may the memories provide you comfort’. Remember that condolence phrases are often the first form of comfort that a grieving person receives. Some phrases are appropriate for cards or letters. The key is writing from the heart.

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