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to help James process these intense emotions, it’s important to meet him in a setting where he feels safe and secure. He needs the time to feel comfortable enough around you before meeting new people or experiencing any surprises that might trigger his feelings of sadness or fear. One way to do this is by introducing yourself first on an individual level-making sure not to touch him at all until after you’ve introduced yourself and asked permission (he may need some reassurance from your voice as well). Letting James know who you are will make introductions much less scary because he’ll have seen your face beforehand which means what happens next won’t be so unexpected for him. So if we introduce ourselves with our names while saying “I’m [ to refrain from a negative reaction, James needs to be able to predict what’s going on and feel safe. This is why it’s important that we greet him before he has the chance to react negatively–because then his sense of safety will allow him time to process our intentions with love (either as friend or family).
We should also remember that when people see someone who might appear different than them (in any way), they may try and put their own assumptions onto those differences instead of finding out more about them.
You can help James by letting him introduce himself first so he doesn’t have fear initiating communication.”
Blog Post Concluding Paragraph: “Ultimately, I think this article speaks volumes in terms of howThe first time James met his new neighbor, he cried. It was an awkward experience for both of them. Fortunately, they were able to laugh about it and go on with their day. But why did James cry?
This blog post explores the following questions: Why does James cry when meeting new people? What is a more appropriate way to meet someone? And how can we help him not be so afraid of meeting new people in the future?
Why does James cry when meeting new people?
James has become more and more sensitive with age. His emotional intelligence is lower than most of his peers, which means that he feels things at a much deeper level (both positively and negatively). When someone surprises him or walks up to say hello, James will initially have an intense negative reaction–whether it’s crying or feeling deep sadness, fear, anger, etc. This type of experience can be very confusing for the other person in the situation as well. But why would such a small thing trigger this big response?
What is a more appropriate way to meet someone? And how can we help him not be so afraid of meeting new people in the future?