What to say

What to say to a survivor

  1. I’m here for you
  2. I love you
  3. I believe you
  4. Thank you for telling me
  5. It is ok to be angry
  6. It’s not your fault

What not to say to a survivor

  1. I feel sorry for you
  2. It wasn’t that bad
  3. What were you wearing
  4. You should forgive and move on
  5. Time heals all wounds
  6. God will have a lesson in this for you
  7. He’s family so it’s different