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Saw this girl crying at ORD right outside, my heart cringed to give her some support and but stopped myself, as I've been told to mind my own business previously in similar situations. Thoughts?

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If it was me in her situation... I'd much prefer everyone just steered clear.

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You could just buy her a bottle of water and keep walking. Everyone's always thirsty when they're crying.... hydrate!

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Minding your business is sage. Sometimes you just have to cry in public and you don't want anyone to call attention to it...

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This was me one time. I was absolutely mortified but was emotionally unable to cope any longer. A woman brought me a pack of tissues and didn’t say a word. That’s all I needed. I thanked her when I recovered my composure 10 minutes later and let her know she sincerely helped me so much.

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I would have asked if she was ok, if she needed a hug or just wanted to be left alone

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Mind ya business

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Mind your own business and resist the urge to relapse into your White Knight tendencies.

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Do unto others. I would have checked in because that's what I'd want if I were in a situation. She'd accept the offer if she needed it.

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@EY1 nailed it. I have also been that girl, mostly on planes. A small gesture shows that someone cares but without the potential shame or awkwardness of a conversation.

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I’ve checked in with people and it goes both ways. But as Sheldon cooper would remind you, a hot beverage is the social norm in these situations. So maybe bring along some tea and cookies

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WWYD

^what if she doesn't drink tea and watching her weight. A simple 'can I help' will be good

Next time be a gentleman and politely ask if she's ok..

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