When we think about close friendships, the good times often come to mind—travelling together, sharing dating stories, or celebrating a milestone over champagne. Although good memories draw us close, it’s how we act in tough times that creates lifelong friendships. It’s often considered a taboo topic, but knowing what to do in a time of need is a crucial life skill. To find out about etiquette, we spoke to psychologist and grief expert Dr. Heidi Horsley. Read on for a modern guide to what to say, do, and give to help a friend in need.
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