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actually... I have never been in such situation... also I have an issue with this thing.. when I imagin myself bearing a bad news I terrifying of this thought... of course the serious things I mean.. not the simple ones....
I've had to be the bearer of bad news a few times, but the worst was when I had to tell my best friend at the time that one of our good friends had died. I got a phonecall telling me about it, and she was in the room with me so she already knew something was up but actually getting the words out and watching her reaction was awful.
I'm not sure if I've ever had to deliver bad news . . .
Okay once and that was letting my mother know Michael Jackson had died. My mother is a serious superfan of his and upon my telling her, she freaked out and didn't leave the TV for hours, crying the whole time. I felt bad, but I knew she'd want to know.
Yeah, I had to tell my brother and my Dad's brother, the day my Dad died.
My brother was an asshole, so I won't go into that. But it was hard for me to get back home and call my Uncle and tell him, that his brother had just passed away.
Then when my Mother passed away, I remember having to call one of her bestest friends, and telling her over the phone.
Please God, don't make me do shit like that again *sigh*
I had to tell all my friends about my girlfriend getting killed about 7 years ago. Receiving it was hard enough, but actually muttering those words to others was even harder because a lot of my friends were good friends for her. I guess it was because I had to hear others get hurt by doing this that made it even more painful for me.
Thankfully, I've never had to deliver bad news. Usually when someone in my family dies my parents are the first one to know and they'll tell me and my brother. I know one day it's going to happen, and I'm not sure I'm ready for it. I'm a very emotional person when it comes to stuff like this. So I wouldn't be surprised if I broke in tears while telling this person the bad news.