Sometimes you wait.

Sometimes you hold back.

Sometimes it’s not your turn.

Sometimes you let the other person hold the narrative,

Tell the story.

Because they need to control something,

when their life has been

ashift, adrift, wiggly underneath them.

And you know what that feels like.

You do this because you love them.

And want nothing more for them than

To thrive

To be okay

And to find their new way.

So hold back.

Be quiet.

No need for your voice.

Theirs is enough.

Just listen.

Written by Head Maven & CEO, Heather Newman, Creative Maven

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