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Old 09-10-2013, 03:42 AM
Ariakas Ariakas is offline
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Originally Posted by skittleskittens View Post
My SO recently broke up with his other partner and I'm trying to think of ways to help him through it. Any thoughts?
Really depends on your partner. I know what didn't help me.

My wife is exceptionally empathetic. This just caused spirals. Where I needed strength she showed me empathy.. it wasn't what I needed.
She initially didn't ask me what I wanted/needed. Thats a good place to start
Everytime I go through a breakup the "there are other fish in the sea" mantra just bugged me, didn't help me. Other fish, at that time, were not what I wanted.

Show love, listen.. and he will come out the other side
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