There are a lot of reasons why someone might be struggling and often it is hard to come up with things to say. Most of the time people will say “let me know if there is anything I can do to help,” or “you are in my thoughts and prayers.” Both of those things are acceptable and can help, but there are times when you want to say more, but just don’t know what to say.
Here are some suggestions to use, along with some reasons why a person may be going through a hard time. Included are things you should not say or do and some ways of what you can do to help out. Death of a family member One of the things that helped me the most was someone said that things would be different, but you will adjust.