Sometimes when we see someone is sad we may have an urge to …...
Sometimes when we see someone is sad we may have an urge to try and make it better, by offering advice or passing the person onto someone else.
Although this may be helpful to some, it can also give the message they are too much or someone else knows best.
Often just sitting with the person and their sadness helps them to feel less lonely and overwhelmed. Also, when we listen to the person they often knows what they need which helps them to feel less helpless and gain some autonomy.
Tea always helps too, of course ☺️
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We put this out on 30 November 2022