How to help a roommate cope with a death?
My roommate lost her stepbrother last night (who she was really close to). She is normally a really happy, never serious type of person and she's never showed me any type of sad emotion (and we've been friends for eight years) so seeing her this upset is killing me. I don't know what to say or do. She's the type who doesn't like to get emotional in front of her friends but since she's stuck at the dorm for the time being she has no choice. I want her to know I'm here but I also don't want to seem like I'm suffocating her if it's space that she needs. What do I do?