By Sarah Hamaker, Crosswalk.com
It’s hard for the out-of-work person and for his or her loved ones to stay positive, especially if the unemployment drags on and on. It’s also difficult to share the struggles and hardships and stress a family goes through during a time of unemployment.
Thankfully, most of our friends and family have been supportive of us, but collectively, we have a long way to go to be encouragers for those suffering unemployment. Recently, my husband started new full-time work in his field, but we haven’t forgotten how hard it was to live with unemployment.
Here are eight ways you can encourage your unemployed loved one, whether it’s a spouse, relative, friend, neighbor, or church member.
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