If you’re like me, the amount you care is often your own downfall.
Caring, in and of itself, is not a bad thing. It’s a wonderful thing. It’s a precious trait to hold, but often there are situations that are out of your hands. In those moments, you have to learn to let people heal on their own.
For me, that’s ranged from my handling of friends having conditions that I feel helpless towards, friends with money issues and friends with relationship troubles. It is a grey area of responsibility, and a dangerous one. As a friend, you want to help as much as possible but for many things you can find yourself pushed away from those you love if you’re not careful.
Support them, but watch the line and be careful not to trip over it.
Here are 3 main steps to follow when doing that: