I Feel You.

What To Say When You're Not Sure What To Say.

empathy | em • puh • thee

The feeling that you understand and share another person's experiences and emotions.

We all know someone who is struggling with grief, depression, anxiety, or trauma. Acknowledging someone’s pain can make a huge difference.

Sometimes we want to be helpful but don’t know how. Let us help.

I Am A(n)...

I Need Wording For…

* Please Do Not Say...

  • "Everything happens for a reason."
  • "At least you still have..." / "Let's look for the silver lining..."
  • "You'll have another..." / You'll meet another..."
  • "Be strong." / "Suck it up."
  • "Other people have it worse."
  • "I TOTALLY couldn't manage that."
  • Any form of victim blaming (eg: "What were you wearing?", "Snap out of it.")

* The above statements can be perceived as dismissive and unkind.