What to say to support a friend when they are struggling
Asking how you can best support someone is so key. Don’t assume they want advice or a story on how you can relate. Asking “how can I best support you right now” softly invites your friend to seek for what they need in the moment which may help them feel more empowered, too.
NPR Article (Read or listen) “What To Say When A Friend Is Struggling”: https://www.npr.org/2020/05/18/858304790/what-to-say-when-a-friend-is-struggling