There is an experiment in learned helplessness. A dog is put into a room where the floor gives them shocks. At first, when they get a shock on one side of the room, they move to the other side to avoid the punishment. If the whole room is electrified, but there is a button to […]
In the process of trying to be empathetic, I’ve made it easy for someone to try to bleed off the pressure of her own pain by offloading it onto me. Now what?
Some days will be better than others; some worse. But may we all live to fight another day.