We talk about things like this, but we also must face the fact that it’s easier to let this go even when we know it isn’t true:
Sometimes we say we’re fine when we’re not. Everyone has done it. But, with 1 in 4 people experiencing a mental health problem this year alone, the truth is that if a friend says they’re fine, they might not be.
The article below is a good place to start learning how to not be afraid to ask a second time. So much of the fear of really pressing the issue is feeling like if my friend opens up to me, I’ll have to know how to fix it. You don’t.
You just have to listen and care.