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    Guava posted an update 8 years, 3 months ago

    I feel like on Blah, to be a good means of support you must not only be motivating, but give some advice, listen to the problem at hand and chat to the person as a friend, too, not JUST about problems. Sometimes the simple ”Hey, how are ya?” can be much more motivating than ”Stay strong” because you’re asking them how they feel, not assuming how they feel to dive straight into problems. I feel like some people on here are more focused on spreading ”Stay strong” than actually helping people one person at a time, and I don’t know why that bothers me…. This is not aimed at a particular person, in case you’re curious haha

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    • You’re actually right @guava . Your post has influenced me a lot to change. It made me realize a lot of things :)

    • As long as we are helping and supporting each other, that’s all that matters @guava, keep being fabulous, I’m always here if you need me :) (hugs)

    • @guava Maybe not specifically an ’how are you’, I read something about how scripted social interactions will get you a ’I’m fine and you?’ answer rather than an true one, I’ve been working on asking something different.

    • I agree completely, people react differently to the same approach. Here’s hoping people are getting a varied response to their posts.