It’s Not About You. It’s Not About Me Either. It’s About Empathy.

Supporting a friend during a health crisis

Man wearing hat that says, “love your neighbour.”
Photo by Nina Strehl on Unsplash

Human nature is selfish. But I will never understand a person’s need to one-up somebody—in a support group created for that person.

Let me explain.

It’s not about us




Stories and poems that touch the heart.

Recommended from Medium

The Cardinal Value Behind Lasting Relationships

Broken, The State of Ev

If he bites your boob in public on a first date…he’s probably not the one

Hiring an Attorney Should NOT Be the First Step You Take in Divorce

Why do you want to be my Facebook friend when you're not my friend in real life anymore?

Your Friends are Gonna Die Tomorrow and You Gotta Look For the New Ones

Progress and the stuff that hangs on

I Ignored My Best Friend at 17 When She Told Me About Her Abortion

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Lisa Beth Wright

Lisa Beth Wright

Graphic Artist, Photographer, Musician. Writer in inspiration, creativity, mental health, life lessons, self, and pop culture.

More from Medium

ADHD in the Age of Social Media

Abstract view of brain in purple and blue.

Until death do we part…

A glowing amber light shines at the end of a dark forest path. Tree arch over the path, enclosing it. Gravel, stones, and rocks line the path.

Everything I Ever Wanted Still Wasn’t Enough