Please Be Mindful When Speaking to Someone With a Chronic Illness

Please Be Mindful When Speaking to Someone With a Chronic Illness

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Please Be Mindful When Speaking to Someone With a Chronic Illness

When speaking to a person with a chronic illness, you might do and say things with the best of intentions, but sometimes it may not translate well. Following are some of the things I don’t like to hear. Apologies Sometimes when I tell someone I have sickle cell disease, they’ll instantly apologize. I don’t believe this is the best response. To me, apologizing to someone with a chronic condition is like assuming they are suffering…

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