To not fix the feeling, but to give sadness and anger space to be. To respond, “That is shitty! I feel shitty, too.”
Cracking Open the Gender Dialogue: What I Want the Men (and Women) of Tech to Know
Tracy Lawrence

This is very true. Helpline staff have anecdotally reported that people who call respond better to being told that the situation they are in is terrible and no wonder they are desperate, than to an attempt to persuade them it isn’t so bad.

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