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How to express sympathy to a very great friend whose father is dying very soon?

Right now I am confronted with a difficult situation where I want to ask for your empathetic recommendation. The father of one of my very best friends strongly suffers on cancer and is dying very soon ...
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How do I explain to a charismatic person what it is like to not be so charismatic?

I have a friend who's really charismatic, has infectious enthusiasm, the "big guy in the room", etc. That's great. The problem is that he's started judging and giving advice to other people around ...
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How can I convey my sympathy to friends who have recently told me they can't have children while avoiding hurting them?

Friends of mine recently wrote me that they would really have liked to have children but unfortunately can’t. I would like to express my sympathy for them while avoiding hurting them more than they ...
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How to explain my friend that my gaming is not interfering with my life and I enjoy it?

Context I'm 26, born and since living in Barcelona, I share house with 2 other guys, lets call them Bob and John. Bob is my best friend since 7 years ago and John is a friend I knew 2 years ago ...