My conversation today with the gal who cut my hair went something like this:
Me: How are you today?
Her: It’s been rough. My dog died yesterday. It’s like losing a child!
Me: I’ve lost a child.
Her: You know what it’s like then! It’s like losing a child, isn’t it?!
I decided to let it go. It would not have done any good to try to explain that losing a dog is not even on the same planet as having a child die. I don’t understand how anyone can even equate the two.
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