Man, isn’t that the truth. I think that’s how I started initially when I tried helping people. “You can’t! I need you here in my life!” or the shame game in some form. These days I try and focus on creating pause and showing them the beauty and good things in their life (which can be people). I think my friend Nate really put it into perspective in this blog her wrote a while back:

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