From sharing to listening: My journey towards healing


A couple of months ago, a friend opened up to me about a childhood experience that they had buried somewhere in their memory. A piece of news had triggered the revival of that memory.

I was surprised. They reached out to me randomly.
I was happy. Because they shared.
I was sad. Because they had to go through it.
I asked questions. To understand how they were feeling at that moment. To know how they were dealing with it.
I was relieved. To know that sharing helped them heal.
I felt calm. Because their answers untangled some of my problems.

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7 thoughts on “From sharing to listening: My journey towards healing

    1. Haha! No, I haven’t shifted. I have been from WP. The medium posts are for a ‘pay what you can’ mental health service. Won’t be leaving WP any time soon. 🙂

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