By Laura Chamberlain in Laura’s Pen.
Sometimes, you feel alone in your suffering and misunderstood. Sometimes, all you need is someone to say they believe you…
I believe you. Those are three very powerful words.
I didn’t include it. Not because it didn’t fit, but because it both required some context and was so powerful it inspired me to write a whole post about it.
First the context:
Saying I believe you at the wrong time could be extremely patronising.
For example, if, when I came out of my laparoscopic surgery and was diagnosed with Endometriosis, you had said: “I believe you,” I would be more than a bit pissed off
BUT. At the right time, those three words could bring someone back from the brink of despair.
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