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    How to comfort a friend that just recently found out her mate was cheating ot is cheating
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    Nona2011 posted:
    I have this friend that has been kinda depressed lately, her thing is should she walk out of this or should she work on her marriage. She was good friends with the person that did this to her and part of her wants to hurt the person and part of her knows that it is not worth it. She has since defriended this person and has tried talking to her mate about the situation, but still has not gotten the truth out of him as of yet. How can I keep her encouraged? What would be a good way to help ease her mind and pain? Trying to help a friend
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    darlyn05 responded:
    I remember running across this discussion and thought it might help.

    http://forums.webmd.com/3/relationships-and-coping-community/forum/494/1
     
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    Nona2011 replied to darlyn05's response:
    thanks!!!
     
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    Leslie Becker-Phelps, PhD responded:
    One very good thing you can do is just be there for her. Listen and be supportive. You can't make it all better, but at least your presence can help her to feel connected and help soothe her pain.
     
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    Nona2011 replied to Leslie Becker-Phelps, PhD's response:
    thanks, i am doing that!!! I try to keep her encouraged at all times!!


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