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.”



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.



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.



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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