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How to answer when someone says that their life sucks

What to say when someone says their life sucks

Often when it rains it pours, something bad happens and then another thing hits and it feels like a double whammy and you may think yur life sucks. You can’t help but think what is going on here? Why is so much crappy stuff happening to me?

When life doesn’t go the way you had planned it may seem like everything is going wrong, when in fact life is just pushing you in a new and better direction.


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A friend of mine was really upset that she didn’t get a fundraising job she applied for. She took another job with a prestigious organization. Later on, she met the person who had actually taken the position who shared that it was a terrible place to work. My friend was, in fact, lucky that she never landed the job.

When some is feeling like crap because of a few tough knocks offer up some empathy and explain that something better awaits them in their future. Here are a few great things to say to someone who thinks that their life sucks.

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Some days you're the dog, and some days you're the fire hydrant
Count your rainbows not your thunderstorms.
Don’t let a bad day let you feel like you have a bad life.
Life is like a roller coaster. It has it's ups and downs but it is your choice whether to scream and enjoy the ride or not.

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