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Old 12-12-2018, 10:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Elio View Post
No, I would not lie. I would empathize about how awful it is to have the flu and offer whatever appropriate assistance you can give.

I believe being genuine is of more value in supporting your friend than having them think you are in the same boat as them. I have no clue what your daughter's friend learnt. When I was in college and taking those 101 level classes, we didn't learn techniques rather a high level overview of the common theories in psychological development.

I like your response Elio. My daughter's friend may have been working on some report or idea of her own. My own teachings were more like yours. I'm not going to lie. I'm sure my friend would immediately know that I was making it up.
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