Once upon a time I heard the stereotypical muse "are you part of the problem or part of the solution?"
How do you think a support group will function best: like a walker or as a hip replacement?
We compartmentalize caregiving because issues are complex. "Why’d you have to go and make things so complicated?"
Honesty is simple: tell the truth.
Would you care more if…?
How can we remain both uninvolved and affected at the same time?
Chances are we create impossible situations when we imagine others will be able to sort out the details.
Oversimplication is not the answer.