Please Don’t Try to Fix Me; Just Listen to Me

We all need someone to “hold space” for us

Photo by Emilia Niedźwiedzka on Unsplash

I realized that my resistance was not really to the hard things I have been doing. My resistance was to doing them without anyone acknowledging how hard it has been. I felt unseen. I felt alone in my struggle.

How to Hold Space for Someone

You hold space by listening.

You hold space by validating their feelings.

You take yourself out of the equation.

Do Not Offer Solutions

Human learning to be human. Writing in hopes of getting there.

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