More than physical pain, the fear of dying is an overwhelming and intense emotion. We know that that is our endpoint, but we just want to do more before we leave. Seeing anyone, whether a loved one or a stranger, gets confronted on this on their last days is painful. So, what can we do? We can give them emotional comfort. Here are some ways to do it:
First, learn what those feelings are and where they come from, then slowly understand that from their perspective. Second, let them express their feelings, knowing it’s a safe environment.