“No one mentioned until I was in late middle age that—horribly!—my good, helpful ideas for other grown-ups were not helpful.
That my help was in fact sometimes toxic. That people needed to defend themselves from my passionate belief that I had good ideas for other people’s lives.
I did not know that help is the sunny side of control.” ~Anne Lamott I’m a well-meaning empath. If you share your problems with me, I’ll quickly make them my own.Read more on tinybuddha.com