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What to Do When Colleagues Treat You as Their Personal Therapist?

When People Share Their Traumas in a Professional Setting

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As a filmmaker, audience members often share their traumas or personal lives with me after a screening. To me, it's part of the job, and I'm prepared for it because I know my films can elicit emotions or memories, and that's part of why I make them. This…

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