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Other People's Problems

This poll combines a couple of situations that I've had happen this week. They're different in a way, but similar in another way. I welcome your thoughts.



Poll #1054602 Other People's Problems

What do you do when a friend is going through an emotionally difficult time such as a severe depression?

I leave them alone/give them their space
6(7.5%)
I call/see them and tell them that I'm there for them
43(53.8%)
I try and call them regularly or spend more time with them
23(28.8%)
I try to offer helpful suggestions
5(6.2%)
Other (please explain what)
3(3.8%)

If a co-worker has a death in the family (a parent for example) what do you do? (If more than one apply, you know the drill)

Nothing, I let them grieve in private and leave them alone
10(13.0%)
I send a card
7(9.1%)
I send them flowers
2(2.6%)
I call to express my condolences
5(6.5%)
I bring food to their home
1(1.3%)
I attend the funeral if it is local
0(0.0%)
I do something else not on this list (please mention what in a comment)
1(1.3%)
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