When You Want to Be Helped (or Help) but Don’t Know How

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The majority of us find it almost impossible to say the wordsI’m having a hard time. To begin with, we’re taught to be independent from years of baby boomer influence telling us to suppress our feelings. Society even teaches us through conditioning that people prefer us when we’re happy. So finding the courage to let out the wordsI’m struggling” or even more soI need help” can feel like…

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