In the wild

Let them be in emotional pain

“To be able to say, ‘this hurts,’ without being talked out of it. That’s what helps. Being heard helps.”

Bearing witness, acknowledging, is powerful. Our culture has somehow made a habit of avoiding pain and encouraging others to avoid pain.

“To be able to say, ‘this hurts,’ without being talked out of it. That’s what helps. Being heard helps.”

Megan Devine

www.refugeingrief.com

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