Ahhh the bland when ...

First world problems are magnified into life and death issues or Third world issues "every damn day".

The paradigm of the person and issue comes down to this.

Are they are a giver or taker?

If the latter .... well the best phrase that comes to mind is this.

That's nice.

If it is a giver? Please get therapy for you or both of you and I am not qualified. Please get help, or better yet write for medium ...

As for you .... tell them the only way you are willing to listen is by you buying all the alcohol so you can get drunk ...