There are ups and downs, highs and lows – so says everyone. “It will pass,” they say, “everything is going to be alright.”
Giving ‘fly-away’ suggestions or advices to people who seem to be losing hope, fighting trauma or lots of pressure is an altogether different thing than being the suffering person oneself. Not many people are keen to put on someone else’s shoes. Many of us never try to understand someone else’s perspective.