‘If you know someone struggling, don’t tell them what they should or shouldn’t be doing; just listen, then validate.’: Woman shares reminder ‘there is no shame in not having it all together’

“When I went through a separation, I was scared of public opinion. I wasn’t heard by many, I was told what I should be doing. Not many people just wanted to know how I was or just listened before judging or having an opinion. But the people who did sure did save me.”

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