Fixing people

Discussion in 'Belief and Spirituality' started by KnowSelf, Dec 9, 2019.

  1. KnowSelf

    KnowSelf Active Member

    Sep 25, 2019
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    Do we as functional human beings have the right to fix people when they are unable to care for themselves? To a degree, yes, however, it is not the destiny of those capable to be reliant on another. As a former drug and alcohol counselor and present day peer support specialist my role has always been to provide minimum support while encouraging client self-reliance and independence.
    The old cliche; it is better to teach a man how to fish than to bring him fish everyday to eat. I give myself freely to people in need, however, I cannot be responsible for people's choices in life.

    Choose your battles.
  2. Mrs Malaprop

    Mrs Malaprop Member

    Jan 1, 2020
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    In my experience people "fix" themselves. Sometimes other people can help with that, but not always.

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