Dealing with emotional pain on your own is very difficult. When there is emotional pain the help of friends and family is needed. However, some friends and family may not know exactly how to help a loved one with emotional pain. Dr. Sandra Hamilton, a contributor writer for the Huffington Post, has some helpful tips to help someone who is in emotional pain.
- Ask the person what they need
- Give advice only when asked
- Offer referrals not recommendations
- Let the person have their pain
- Observe your behavior
Click here to learn more about how to help someone in emotional pain.