7 new nontraditional Empathy Cards

7 new nontraditional Empathy Cards that say what other cards can get totally wrong

As a cancer survivor, McDowell had been on the receiving end of some good-intentioned wishes that were a little, well, tone-deaf. She wanted to help people find the right thing to say to friends and loved ones going through tough times … and she totally nailed it.

The cards had messages like:

“Please let me be the first person to punch the next person who tells you everything happens for a reason. I’m sorry you’re going through this.”

“I’m so sorry you’re sick. I want you to know that I will never try to sell you on some random treatment I read about on the internet.”   

 

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