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  • ...mail inbox today and wanted to reply to that. I couldn't find that discussion but I'll reply here anyway and also provided much needed advice and sympathy,both in copious supplies.  A...
  • ...th 5th kid at the time. In all honesty, a dead husband was a lot easier to deal with than an ex-husband, simply for the reason that I got tons of sympathy and didn't have to have an ex...
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    Rebellion and capitulation. On the theme of fear and loathing of exposing oneself to public view, I had every sympathy with the writer. I found a different solution to the problem. Hap...
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    Sympathy or empathy? What's the difference? http://bit.ly/2yH9d6c
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    I try to create sympathy for my characters, then turn the monsters loose. – Stephen King

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  • HI, Dhana, wonderfully clear  and succinct post. I have struggled, and am struggling, with every single one. Sympathy, empathy, and all the rest to you. I noticed you live in BC, am cu...
  • ...position as I was in. I also intend this book as a warning to all women, what to look for, and how to avoid domestic abuse. I encourage empathy, sympathy and lessons, in the hope that...
  • ...e other thing for me is that I didn't like Sarah.  You did a good job cataloging a lot of faults, but we need to like something about her or feel sympathy in order to keep reading.   I...