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8 Ways To Not Make Your Friend’s Miscarriage About You

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5. Don’t tell her how you “got through it.”

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Someone who is hurting doesn’t always need a path out of that hurt immediately.

6. Don’t force your upset friend to comfort YOU.

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I’m repeating this because it’s so important. This is narcissism to the nth degree.

7. Don’t mention how much further along you were.

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Maybe you’re trying to make her feel better? But it comes off as minimizing her pain.

8. Do listen (and possibly bring cake. Cake is always good.)

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It may sound like this is a laundry list of things NOT to do — but the gist is easy. Be there for her. Make it all about her right now.

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