Something I Found I Needed Today.

Discussion in 'General Parenting' started by dstc_99, Nov 4, 2014.

  1. dstc_99

    dstc_99 Well-Known Member

    Other people’s crises are not less important than mine are. They’re just different! I need to have compassion and speak with respect and care even when I judge their problems to be less serious than mine.

    Quotes from Sylvia Phillips on The Mighty
     
  2. HMBgal

    HMBgal Active Member

    Sometimes, though, people need to be told to suck it, Buttercup.
     
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  3. TerryJ2

    TerryJ2 Well-Known Member

    Haahahaha!
     
  4. HMBgal

    HMBgal Active Member

    I certainly didn't mean to discount the importance of seeking out and finding positivity and perspective. But, sometimes I listen to ranting about the same thing over and over again from my friends without any forward progress for the person doing the ranting. I listen sincerely and just say: "They are alive; there is hope." In my personal case, they know that's true because my son isn't, so they know what I'm saying is true. I look at my grandson and his increasing problems and I'm literally scared to death for him. I rant, I complain, and I try to follow my own advice. Some days I can, some days I can't.
     
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