Want to be More Empathetic? Avoid These 7 Responses

Showing empathy when people are struggling is extremely important. Here’s a guide on what to say and what to avoid.

Laura Click
10 min readOct 23, 2017

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Your best friend just dropped a bombshell on you. She revealed difficult news — maybe it’s that her husband is cheating on her or that her mother has a terminal illness.

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Laura Click

Writer, speaker, brand strategist and entrepreneur. Founder of Blue Kite (https://flybluekite.com) and Host of Make it Brave podcast (http://makeitbrave.com).