The single worst response to a cry for help that I've ever seen (and I see it constantly) is the "one-up." Everybody knows this jackoff. It's the person who listens to your story before blowing it off because he's been through worse, in many cases interrupting to do so. "You think that's bad? Wait until you hear what happened to me today!" Fuck you with a thousand dicks. There is nothing more infuriating to a person who's ass deep in a personal crisis than someone who just erases the whole thing with a single sentence. Doing that is the same as telling their friend, "Your problems don't mean jack shit. I couldn't care less about how you feel. You are only here as my personal dumping ground for my own problems. Here I go."
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"No, that's fine, I only told my story to trigger yours, because you are interesting and totally not a piece of shit."
That person has fallen into an extremely common trap: forgetting that everyone handles stress and problems differently. "Your dog has a broken leg, and you feel bad? My dog died four weeks ago. You don't see me crying about it." "Awww, you only got a B on your test, and it ruined your 4.0 GPA? Poor baby -- I've been fighting for a high D all year. But do you hear me complaining?"