Or I start to diagnose their situation and why they would share this with me. What is their motivation?
Empathy is simply listening, holding space, withholding judgment, emotionally connecting, and communicating that incredibly healing message of "you're not alone."
Eye See U
Milton Friedman quote
Blacks introduced whites to soap...FYI
Avatar: The Last Airbender has some of the best baddies ever. Zuko was just misguided, but Azula is freaking crazy.
Ideal date - Dave Vanian circa 1977
It can be hard just being who you are in a world where youre constantly judged and belittled for every little part of yourself. So congrats on making it this far as yourself. :D
So if you call me a feminist and think you're insulting me, I know you're not very bright.