I Dont Know How to Console People

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    Always Unsure...

    I'm just not good at it, despite what people may think. I'm always at a loss for words and never know if what I said (when I DO say it) was even the right thing to say. I mean, I know the "standard" responses to say to someone that is feeling very badly, but they always come off...
    Tuva Tuva
    31-35, M
    Aug 8, 2011

    I Wish I Know How to Console People

    My colleague and friend was crying today. i felt so sad. I didnt want her to cry. I was there next to her. I was listening to her. I can find the right words to make her feel better but i cant make no action...i cannot even make my limbs move. I stay there motionless like a...
    lovefollower lovefollower
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jul 16, 2009

    Clueless. No concept.

    No idea what to say or do. * know how people feel but, apparently, someone pointed out to m*, * disregard it, as if it's not there and everything's fine or else * just leave it alone. When tears start, * almost always walk away. Ex. Sisters boyfriend breaks up with her. * don't...
    CrossCresentCreed CrossCresentCreed
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 21, 2015

    I Never Know How to Console Someone

    It seems like, whenever I am upset, there is always someone who knows just the right words to say to make me feel better. However, when I see someone who is upset, I *never* know what to do. I don't want to seem cruel by not saying anything, but I don't want to accidentally hurt...
    RubyPhoenix RubyPhoenix
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 25, 2009
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