The Best Thing We Can Do When We Hurt

When someone you care about is hurting, how do you respond? You feel for them, right? You offer them your kind attention, you try to console them with a warm hug, be there for them. You say things like, “I am so sorry you have to go through this.” Or, “This must be hard.” Or, if you are like my kind, straight-talking brother-in-law, you say it as it is, “Oh boy, this sucks.” How do you respond when you hurt? …….

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