Things not to say....

...when a friend tells you how difficult their recovery has been from a recent surgery, it’s probably NOT a good idea to say “LOL” and compare their situation to someone else much older who had a much easier recovery. Another reason I’m seriously doubtful that this friendship is actually for real. People, keep in mind that you can’t possibly know all the details about another person’s health situation, so you should be very cautious about doing those types of comparisons. Every person’s situation is unique when it comes to how their body responds to surgical interventions.


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May 23, 2019 at 6:20am

don't get upset over something so trivial as someones opinion about something they know nothing about?

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May 23, 2019 at 9:09pm

Seriously? It’s unreasonable to expect someone to have enough sensitivity that they don’t laugh when a friend tells them what a rough time they’re having after major surgery? You must have very low standards for your friends.

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May 24, 2019 at 7:22pm

people who mock u for being sick or injured are not ur friends. go find some people who will bring u joy, companionship, and compassion. it's what u deserve.

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So you

May 25, 2019 at 6:59am

Survived a surgery.
Congratulatuons. Surgery successful, recovery time and recovery experience with pain will vary with severity of surgical intervention.
Be happy you are still here. We are!

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May 26, 2019 at 7:55am

Clearly your friend isn’t a mind reader. You wanted to receive a specific response when you shared your surgical info with them; sympathy, compassion, pity etc. And sounds like you already knew you weren’t going to get the reaction you were seeking, so what’s the problem?

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