YOUR FRIEND GETS FIRED.
DON’T SAY: “Maybe you should get a job at Mcdonald’s to tide you over financially?”
INSTEAD SAY: “This could be the start of something exciting!” You know the saying, ‘One door closes, another opens’? Keep that in mind when helping your friend through this tough period. “Remember that for many people, their job is closely linked to their identity, so they may feel like a failure,” says Sydney-based clinical
psychologist Dr Cindy Nour.