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  • Then reach out and touch them, and you'll touch their heart as well. Your friend may not feel like going out, so bring over a movie or two, some snacks, and their favorite drink. Offer babysitting services to give them an opportunity to do things they need to do. Instead of allowing them to wallow in self-pity or despair, offer them a fresh look at the situation. 3. * With a fresh perspective they may see a solution they may not have seen before. When things are uncertain, having someone they can count on can help make their life more normal. It will be much easier to leave their children with someone they know and trust rather than letting a stranger keep them. After they've had a good cry, offer to help them get through the first couple of days by doing the mundane things they might not think about. You hear the voice of one of your friends, upset and crying. * Even if they have other people in their lives to help them, you can still offer. The important thing is to be there for your friend and let them know they can turn to you. Learn what you need to do to understand their circumstances so you'll know how best to help.It's 2:00 a. * A funny movie will help them forget their problems, even if momentarily. You wake up wondering who could be calling at this time of the night. 9. Let your friend talk things out and cry if they need to. If they don't take you up on your offer, they'll appreciate that you thought enough of them to want to help. While a telephone call will help, having you there with them is better. Help your friend learn from the experience. Are they being abused? If you suspect your friend is in an abusive relationship, look them in the eyes and say, "I'm here for you if you need me. Fruit, candy, a deck of playing cards, a book they've wanted to read, a journal and pen are all great things to include in the basket. 6. Patiently comfort them. 8. Avoid telling them "I know how you feel" or a similar statement.m. Your friend is in need; it's important to connect with them physically, if possible. * For example, if they've just experienced a break up, let them know how you see things to give them your perspective to the problems that led to the break up. * Be sure to bring plenty of tissues, too, just to be on the safe side. 2. Gather together some of your friend's favorite things and make a gift basket. Call them as often as appropriate to see if they need anything. You probably won't even need to say much. 10. This way they know they can depend on you, and checking in often can comfort them. * Help them, and their children, be safe by letting them come to your house to call the domestic violence shelter, or offer to take them there. The truth is you may not actually know how they feel, but they need to know they can turn to you when they need you and that you'll really be there. Obviously there are a myriad of things you can do to console a friend in need. Even though you'd prefer to go back to sleep, stay up and listen to your friend. 5. 4. If your friend doesn't want to be pp antislip hanger alone, invite them to come over, or you could go to them. Keep a positive, non-condescending attitude." Looking them in the eye will help give a sense of confidence that you mean what you say. Bring entertainment. 7. and your phone rings. . Tailor the basket to fit your friend's personality. There's laundry to do, food to cook, and many other daily tasks they probably aren't thinking about. Check in with them. What do you do? Here are the top ten ways of consoling a friend in need: 1

     

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