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How to Write a Sympathy Card

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How to Write a Sympathy Card

This is hands down the hardest card to write to someone. When I go about the task of picking a sympathy card and figuring out what to write in it, I like to think about what I would want to hear at a time like this. Here are some tips and suggestions on what to write: 1. It's OK to Get Personal In fact in most cases, you should. If your childhood friend lost her mother, share a fond memory about her. Maybe it's as simple as a time she made you both cookies when you were feeling down. Or how she always...

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5 Tips to Writing a Great Card

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5 Tips to Writing a Great Card

Maybe you're not a big card writer. You sign a quick signature in a birthday or anniversary card, slap a stamp on it, and send it on it's merry way. But what about those other times? How do you know what to write to encourage or inspire your friends and loved ones? Here are some tips on how to write a great card, when you aren't sure what to say: 1. Be Authentic Basically, be you. If you're a short and to the point person, your card writing can match that. If you're funny or snarky, embrace that. People want to see your...

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