Example Letter #1
I have just learned of your divorce and want you to know I am here to offer support. I know it may be one of the hardest things you will have to endure in your life. Please know that there is still a lot to look forward to. You know I have been divorced five years, and with time the pain does go away. Know that I care about you and want you to be happy.
Example Letter #2
I feel sad hearing that you and John are separating. Your heart must be broken. Divorce is such a difficult thing. Please know that I will always be your friend regardless of your marital status. I am here for you if you need a confidant.
Example Letter #3
My heart aches for you at this trying time, and I felt that I must let you know how deeply sorry I am about your divorce. I know this must be a painful experience, and I hope it will not be long before the clouds start to lift. I don't want to intrude, but I do want to be a supportive friend. Please call if you need anything or if you just want to talk.
Example Letter #4
I heard about your decision to divorce John and want you to know that my thoughts often are with you both.
Write Your Letter Step-by-Step
Express your sympathy briefly.
Offer the reader your sympathy and support.