Being sympathetic means you have taken the time to show you care for someone else in their time of sadness or sorrow. You may have experienced sympathy when you saw a homeless person, heard of someone’s untimely passing, or saw a child skin his or her knee. Interestingly, no one is born having sympathy; rather, it is learned early on, usually between the ages of two and three. With Hallmark’s plethora of sympathy cards, you will find one that conveys just the right message for your situation. Knowing what to say to someone during these times can be difficult. Check out these ideas from Hallmark’s writers to delicately communicate your sympathy in a card. If you want to do more for someone, we have some ideas and suggestions to help you figure out what’s best for you.