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My friends granddad died recently. I want to text her the morning of the funeral, but I don't know what to write and what's appropriate. What do you think?
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tell her you're thinking of her maybe, and that you're here if she needs you?
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I wouldn't make it lengthy, I've been to my grandparents funeral and I doubt she'll be wanting to talk about it a great deal.

Maybe something just short like "Thinking of you" or "I'm here if you need to talk" ? Depends how close you were to her and her family I guess.

Edit; Just realised I repeated exactly what katie said. FML.
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"My thoughts are with you and your family. Stay strong, with love, [name]."
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"Good luck today, thinking of you and your family. Always here if you need me xx"
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Good luck, hope it goes well, stay strong Im thinking of you
that kind of thing, it'll be alright
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I'd just say something like 'Thinking of you today, stay strong, I'm here if you need me' - that sort of thing.
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Depends, do you like this person? If not 'lolololol owned' goes down well.

Other than that just the usual stay strong stuff that you get told by a billion people when someone near you dies.
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stay strong, my thoughts are with you, if you need me I'm here.

The stuff that everyone else has told you to say.
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Here's an idea: Don't text. Just talk to her (even via phone)

It doesn't matter what you write, texting someone for a purpose like this will always seem sloppy and informal. Ring her up and speak
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(Original post by DavidR1991)
Here's an idea: Don't text. Just talk to her (even via phone)

It doesn't matter what you write, texting someone for a purpose like this will always seem sloppy and informal. Ring her up and speak
I disagree...
With a text she can choose to read it or not and if she doesn't feel like talking and you call her that could be more difficult
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my then gf txt me 'be strong xx' and that was it, that was best for me
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(Original post by DavidR1991)
Here's an idea: Don't text. Just talk to her (even via phone)

It doesn't matter what you write, texting someone for a purpose like this will always seem sloppy and informal. Ring her up and speak
I completely agree. And telling someone you are there for them when, in fact, you aren't even at the funeral is also not a good idea.
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(Original post by starvla246)
I disagree...
With a text she can choose to read it or not and if she doesn't feel like talking and you call her that could be more difficult
Agreed!!
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(Original post by NataliePTurner)
Agreed!!
This thread is 9 years old. Mods, please close this
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Well I said to my boyfriend, that I will be there for him and that I love him so much but then again I was with him during the funeral and he was crying on me the whole time
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