(Closed) best friend, wedding 2 weeks apart her fiance dies suddenly!

posted 8 years ago in Emotional
Post # 3
6351 posts
Bee Keeper

Oh no. I’m so sorry. I would definitely try to keep her busy but I’d stay away from wedding stuff at least for now.

Post # 6
10851 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2010

That’s so sad. I’m so sorry for your loss. This must be a really tough time for all of you. It sounds like you’re trying to be sensitive to her and she’s trying to be sensitive to you, which I think is a good thing. I think the best thing you can do is ask her what she needs/wants and to be honest with you if she’s getting overwhelmed or wants to take a few steps back from the whole thing. I can imagine the wedding itself will be really hard for her, but you both sound like good supportive friends and like you’re each handling it the best you can.

Post # 7
133 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

@julieandjaiden:wow. you are in a touch place. I don’t know what I would do, but I would feel bad about making her do to much wedding stuff because it will remind her of what would have been for her. god bless to both of you.

Post # 8
6351 posts
Bee Keeper

@julieandjaiden: When we were in college a close friend of ours died in an accident.  We got through with a lot of jokes. The toilet overflowing at her wake had us rolling on the floor laughing.

Post # 9
1303 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

omg.  that is devastating.  prayers to her.

Post # 12
5984 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: January 1999

So sorry to hear about this.  It sounds like your friendship will help her through this very emotional time.  Thank you for sharing the photos.  I find it very enlightening that the photo behind your friends says “Cherish Yesterday,  Dream Tomorrow, and Live Today”…. a very meaningful quote for us all to live by!  Hugs!! 

Post # 14
7052 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2010

I wish her the best and will keep her in my prayers.  So so sad. 

@JulieandJaiden:  Just be 1000x supportive right now.  I am amazed at her strength and resilience.  She is probably so glad to have you there beside her during such a sad time.

Post # 15
2103 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: February 2013

This is so sad. I pray that your friend gets through this. You seem to be a really great person. Just be there for her in anyway possible. She may not want to talk about everything right now (she might still be in shock), but having someone around is really helpful for the grieving process.

Post # 16
3012 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

Aw, I’m so sorry to hear about your MOH’s tragedy.  I will keep her in my thoughts and prayers.

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