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A group of people with common experiences or concerns who provide each other with encouragement, comfort, and advice:‘locally based cancer support groups’‘a support group for gay teenagers’
- ‘First of all, I would advise you to seek help, whether from a support group or a psychologist.’
- ‘Some of the participants attended a social support group, but others did not.’
- ‘He had been very pleased I was so involved with the support group even though he only ever attended one meeting.’
- ‘Minus One is a social support group for separated, widowed or divorced people.’
- ‘Tickets go on sale next week and are available from members of the support group.’
- ‘I think they have a wonderful support group and a very strong family, but there's no closure.’
- ‘The support group was like a social club for her, where she had a hostage audience.’
- ‘The creators of the numerous Web sites have formed a support group of sorts.’
- ‘Joyce believes that the most important thing she learned in support group was the power of forgiveness.’
- ‘I think he has a strong enough support group of people around him that he'll be all right.’
- ‘There was a woman in our support group who had a doctor who didn't require a liquid diet pre-op.’
- ‘Consider joining a support group with other survivors who are going through the same emotions you are.’
- ‘This support group provides social contact for head-injured people and their families.’
- ‘For a few months I attended a support group for people who considered themselves social phobic.’
- ‘They will also need psychological counseling, and a strong support group of friends and family.’
- ‘I have joined a Christian support group and enjoy being in a place where I can be real and accepted.’
- ‘It also offers a support group whose members encourage each other through cyberspace.’
- ‘He might start investigating the availability of a support group or a counselor.’
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