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Choosing the right words to give comfort
When a friend or loved one faces serious illness, it’s sometimes difficult to know what to say, whether face-to-face, in a card or on the phone. This is especially true if the treatment is long-term or physically or emotionally draining, or if its outcome is uncertain.
Here are a few questions to ask yourself as you look for the right words of comfort:
Still looking for the right words to offer support? Try these helpful note starters:
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