Sometimes it is what you don’t hear in someone’s voice that is the most reassuring. So often the flat toneless face of type can mask the reality that the author is feeling.
A very close friend is in ‘waiting’ mode, that interminable period of time between confessing symptoms to the GP and working a plan of action after Consultant tests. Understandably emotions have been tested. We’ve been messaging and texting but have not had a chance to chit chat proper like.
Today after a long conversation about everything and nothing, the tone and inflections of the voice went a very long way to allaying some of my concerns.