» Thank You Letters

Am I the only person that struggles to write a thank you note/letter? It was uncomfortable as a child when your parents made you do it but shouldn’t it have grown easier over time? Or maybe it’s just become too easy  pick up the phone, send an e-mail or even, *gasp* send a thank you text.

Could the avoidance of the thank you letter have to do with social awkwardness? I mean think about it – you receive a thoughtful (or maybe not so thoughtful) gift from a relative that doesn’t really know you. Anything you write is likely to feel uncomfortable. “Dear Aunt Mildred, Thank you ever so much for the floppy singing wall-mountable electronic fish. I’m sure I will love and cherish it for decades to come.” 

Do you have any tips to make this process easier? Please do share…

Maybe I’ll find a few pointers here: How to Write a Thank You Note

 

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Posted on November 29th, 2012 by Stephanie
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Comments

A thank you text? Does that even qualify?

I wish I could just follow the comments and not make one.
Pat

Yes, I have trouble writing thank you notes too – and it’s not due to lack of gratitude! I would have loved discovering years ago the info on the link you provided. We wrote a post about that same topic not too long ago:
Ten Tips for Writing Thank You Notes
http://blog.shopwritersbloc.com/general/ten_tips_for_writing_thank_you.html

 

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