Thriving Under Fire Blog

Listen to your mates!

Posted by John Faisandier on Mar 20, 2014 7:04:10 PM

The court case is continuing against Eric Smail, of Christchurch who murdered the tetraplegic friend he had been caring for over a number of years. Their relationship had become strained and Eric wasn’t coping.
A short time before the murder he was in the pub with some friends and had tried to tell them he was having difficulties with his friend. They just laughed it off and didn’t hear his distress. This made him feel worse and he murdered his friend that night.

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Topics: Friends, High School Shootings, Physical Reactions, Difficult Conversations, Distress, Extremes, Listening, Violence

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