There are loads of articles that explore this subject, but I think people are missing some elements. Talking about what NOT to say, how to say X.
I don’t think these are wrong, especially not from the place the narrative is coming from, but I think it’s important to remember maintaining a relationship relies on both people involved.
I saw read a story from a well-intending friend of a PwMS, who is struggling with ideas on how to offer their support – without seeming condescending or reminding their friend that they’re ill. Attempts to console their friend were rebuffed, friend expressing that the well-wisher can’t relate to their experience.