When it Feels Like You’re Pouring from an Empty Cup

Recognizing the need for self-care.

Photo by Matthew Henry on Unsplash

Recently, I realized that I was unable to assume my usual role of “shoulder to cry on,” because I needed the shoulder. A friend and I were working our way through similar situations. There were discussions about who should do what, the meaning, and point of it all. It was mostly one-sided, with me listening and offering advice. Until I…