About Me: Female, St Paul, MN, member since Jul 2012
I am conducting interviews with people who have been through challenges to see what others can do to HELP them. I am creating a "bedside manners" manual on how to really help or simply show respect and empathy toward people who are experiencing things that may be trauma
[More]tic or emotional. When I had a dread disease people seemed compelled to tell me every horror story about said disease. When I was pregnant people came up with every scare scenario they could think of about giving birth and birth defects. In neither case were their comments helpful or calming. So I decided to do something about that.
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