Messages of Comfort

I will stand by you through this.

I want to hear and understand you.

I feel sympathy for you, even if I haven’t had similar experiences or understand all of your feelings.

I don’t condemn or judge you for this.

I want to be a safe person for you.

I want to help you or support you in specific ways.

I want to schedule time to connect with you again, after this meeting.

a new sales tactic

“Selling a rice cooker? How much?”

“15 dollars.”

“Why you selling it?”

“Dying, won’t be needing it anymore.  So you interested in it?  I can knock five dollars off.”

That’s not exactly what I said but I think the feeling was pretty similar.