Even if we tell someone else that we want them to live and we need them in our lives, we cannot make them believe us if their mind is telling them the complete opposite.
I don’t believe that it is.
Charlotte Franklin

Man, isn’t that the truth. I think that’s how I started initially when I tried helping people. “You can’t! I need you here in my life!” or the shame game in some form. These days I try and focus on creating pause and showing them the beauty and good things in their life (which can be people). I think my friend Nate really put it into perspective in this blog her wrote a while back:

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