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Holding Space

 
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Despite good intentions, what people need most is not for us to silver-line it for them, invalidate their experience, diminish their pain, give advice, or tell them that they shouldn't feel whatever it is that they are feeling. In fact, it's just the opposite.

Great, quick read on the link below for how to be there for others.

https://www.goodtherapy.org/blog/11-things-that-will-help-you-hold-space-for-someone-0523175