Seems like a lot, doesn’t it? I bet it went quicker than you expected, too. That’s what usually happens. There’s a saying, “Time flies when you’re having fun.” I agree with that. Yet I think that it also applies to another scenario – time flies when there’s a lot going on.
Supporting your friend immediately after the loss of their parent can be very difficult, especially when you have a personal connection with that parent. Before you go to see your friend, it is really important that you cope and are in a good place with yourself. This way, you will be able to be a good friend to them and help him or her through their own loss.