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In your opinion, what's the best way to support a close friend who's received a bad diagnosis?


My good friend has received a scary diagnosis and is in the midst of getting further staged. What are the most supportive things I can do without overwhelming this person with too much attention. I know everyone is different, but I'd appreciate some collective advice. She has 3 children.

 

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Justin Choo (Good Guy) says

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    Amie Butchko (amiebutchko) 2 years ago

    Thank you. So true. I appreciate your answer!

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    Amie Butchko (amiebutchko) 2 years ago

    Thank you so much. I will do what you've said. I don't want to be overbearing, but I do want her to know I am here for anything. Your advice helps. I am sorry you had to go through such a scary time yourself and glad you're through.

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    Amie Butchko (amiebutchko) 2 years ago

    Thank you so much for this kind, thoughtful and insightful response. Very helpful ideas that I certainly will take to heart. I never thought of a lot of these things, but I can really see how they are a kindness in themselves. Thank you.

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What's the best way to support a close friend who's received a bad diagnosis?

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