HelpingComforting - Don’t worry It’s probably for the...

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Providing Positive, Supportive Communication Provide listening affirmations Focus your attention (use nonverbals to convey) Avoid interrupting. Be comfortable with silence. Don’t give “rational” answers; they are irrational. Share, don’t compare. What should you NOT say? I know exactly what you are going through.
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Unformatted text preview: Don’t worry. It’s probably for the best. It’s better this way. It’s a blessing in disguise. Don’t take it so hard. Try to keep it together. Why didn’t you call me? Tell me sooner? Don’t cry so much. You have to stay in control. Let me know if you need anything....
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