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All Sorrow is Sorrow, All Hardship is Hardship!

Many people have this thing that when you tell them about your hardship or what is meant to be a sad happening, they tell you about theirs or someone else's sad story in turn. And some times, it's difficult to tell whether they are being empathetic with you or trying to make hardship seem like child's play.
Mark Twain said that, "Nothing that grieves us can be called little: by the eternal laws or proportion, a child's loss of a doll and a King's loss of a crown are events of the same size." ~ Which was the Dream?
So next time someone tells you about an unfortunate event that happened to them, first of all, Listen. Don't be quick to dismiss their claims, console them. By all means, don't laugh unless you know them well enough to know it's laughable. Give them some time to dwell on it. If you think it's time to move on, then share your story. The goal is not to depress or belittle anyone, you share in another to encourage and give another p…