Please Stop Saying “I Hope You’re Well” to Your (Chronically Ill) Friends

“I hope you’re well.”

It’s an innocuous enough phrase on the surface, one that folks often use in both professional and personal contexts as a catch-all. But is it as harmless as it seems?

Earlier this year I suffered a terrible accident with my hand smashed in a door that badly injured my left wrist and forearm…

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Sezin Koehler

Sezin Koehler

Lankan/Lithuanian American TCK writing about pop culture sociology, horror media, and PTSD. Rotten Tomatoes-approved film/TV critic. Frida and Keanu devotee.