November 1, 2013 - submitted by The Oracle, United Kingdom


As you may know, we have a weekly feature, Team Oracle, whereby each Friday we open questions of a personal nature to all of you to answer too. Then, the following Friday, I post a selection of the best answers, alongside my own reply.

ANYONE can join in so, if you'd like to, please email your response to the following question, in no more than 250 words, to before midnight Thursday 7th November.

Dear Oracle,
I really need some help with a friend. I really really care about her and I hate seeing her in her current state. Her father left her family and she's taking it very hard on herself. She's been crying herself to sleep every night, and always looks so down in school. What could I possibly say to her to help? I just want to be there for her, but I don't know what to say, I've tried, but sometimes I just can't think of a way to cheer her up.
Thanks. Dan, Malaysia.

Look forward to seeing your replies.

The Oracle.

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