Whether it's a friend, spouse, or a co-worker, the unknown of another's emotions can make us very uneasy even if we desire to support the person. Sometimes it's just easier to remain on our own island and ensure safety and predictability.
Do you steer away from those "soft" feelings because they might take you places you are unprepared to go?
Do others’ reactions and charged emotions frighten you?
Are you concerned that you'll be sucked into an abyss of someone else's pain? After all, some days we are barely dealing with life's challenges ourselves.
At a time with much uncertainty and [...]
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