pain

The Value of Being with Someone in Their Pain

The Value of Being with Someone in Their Pain

It was not even a week after the break up of my first grown up relationship.  I was in my twenties and we had been together a lifetime. (That’s five years in twenty-year-old speak.)  I was crying as I talked with my dad about how difficult the mornings were for me. He said, “it’s like you wake up and before you are even completely conscious, you are already aware of the weight crouching on your chest.”