Florists Reveal the Saddest Thing They’ve Written on Message Cards

Aug 1, 2016 at 8:27 pm |

Weddings, Funerals, and One-Night-Stands

There are many professionals out there who get an unexpected glimpse into the personal lives of their clients. Hairstylists are constantly giving dramatic makeovers to girls coming off of a bad breakup. Doctors see some of the highs and lows of families brought together by new life and torn apart by death.

But one overlooked profession that has a particularly strong tie into the world of human sorrow and heartbreak is the florist. Florists cater to the range of those whose loved ones have passed or are ill to one-night-stands gone wrong or almost-lovers.

One Reddit user inquisitively posed the question “Florists of Reddit: What’s the saddest thing you’ve ever had to write on those little message cards?” Florists, those unsung champions of human emotion, came crawling out of the woodwork to share their most lasting memories from the line of duty.

The result is truly a roller coaster of emotional catharsis. Ready to have your heart broken?

Floral arrangement with sad message attached

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Keep Reading for these florists’ most heart-wrenching anecdotes.

Turns out florists have seen a lot more in the line of battle than most would let on. Here, they tell their stories.