In Placating Parental Platitudes, I discussed important phrases to use when raising children. But parenting isn't the only time that we need such reassurances. Here are some helpful phrases to be used with our partners and parents.
- Don't worry: The blemish isn't visible
- Don't worry: Your hair looks fine
- Don't worry: Your wrinkles aren't noticeable
- Don't worry: You can't see the gray
- Don't worry: We're putting you in the home just temporarily