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How Concerned Are You When Someone Is Sick?

We are all good friends and partners in better ways than others. Are you the type of pal that has a great beside manner, patience and empathy, or do you prefer to just casually call and send your best wishes but you really can't be bothered with someone else's aches and pains?

tifygodess24 tifygodess24 10 years
Hospital- Im by there side. Home with the flu - I call and check in.
PrincessLola PrincessLola 10 years
i'm with gossipqueen, depends how sick they are :) i DO care, but i don't wanna catch it if at all possible! BringbackBrilson
mandyjean mandyjean 10 years
im always there, and i dont leave unless i have to, or if they tell me to leave.
Jinx Jinx 10 years
Depends if I can catch it or not! lol ------------------------------------------------------ Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. — Albert Einstein
honeysugar28 honeysugar28 10 years
If a close friend is sick then I go visit them if its someone like a co-worker I'm not very close to I'll call.
vmruby vmruby 10 years
I am always concerned for anyone who is ill. I would do anything i could for the people i really care about.....
gossipqueen gossipqueen 10 years
where's the...DEPENDS HOW SICK THEY ARE..option??? If it was hospital worthy I would visit, bring flowers, the works...if is just a flu...see ya!
Marci Marci 10 years
Yeah, I don't actually go visit anyone who's sick unless it's dire; like they have no food or anything in the house or can't drive themselves to the doctor. Then I'll get involved; shop for them or drive them. But if someone's home with a bad cold or the flu and they don't need anything, no I don't go over. I call and see how they're doing but that's it. I know if I'm sick, the last thing I want to do is entertain company.
Masqueraded_Angel Masqueraded_Angel 10 years
With my busy schedule, I'm usually the one that will call and say, "Let me know if you need anything". If they're really sick, I'll send flowers or a card. Sick people aren't much fun to be around (obviously) but I like to help when I can.
LaLaLola LaLaLola 10 years
Same here Bonne, I call and listen nicely, but honestly if it came down to me sitting next to their bed while they had a cold, I wouldn't be much help, I get bored pretty fast, and usually they're asleep, so I do bring candy and stuff (I know, not good if you're sick) but I don't do the momma type stuff like taking temperature and whatnot.
Bonne Bonne 10 years
I am so not good with taking care of people when they're sick. Usually, I'll give them a can of soup and say good luck...
principessa principessa 10 years
When I'm sick I like to be taken care of, so I like to take care of anyone if I can:)
JessNess JessNess 10 years
I always tell my friends when they are sick that if they need anything call me. My friend last year was my roommate and she was always sick. I took take of her all the time- made her tea, got her homework etc. Even in high school when she had her tonsils taken out I went over and saw her often and brought her homework so she wouldnt get behind in our AP class. However when I am sick (which is hardly ever) she never offered to care for me or sometimes didnt even call to see if I was ok. So I offer people if they need it but Im not as doctor as I use to be because people just dont return the favor
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