Stop Telling People “You Create Your Own Suffering”

It’s unhelpful, inaccurate, and obscures the practice of learning to suffer less

Anna Mercury

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When you’re suffering, one of the most painful, invalidating things someone can say to you is, “You create your own suffering.”

Not only is this wildly unhelpful when you’re hurting and in need of reprieve, but it adds…

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