Entries tagged with “Support Groups”
Diagnosed with breast cancer, Susan Kapadia needed more support than her family—or her small community—could provide.
“To say you need the afterlife to have meaning is the bleakest form of insanity.”
Princeton sociologist Robert Wuthnow finds that 37% of us have recently had serious conflicts with a spouse or partner, 36% are moving past something painful in our upbringing, and 32% face serious conflicts at work. Most of us (60%) are trying to forgive someone else and nearly half of us are trying to forgive ourselves. In other words, we Americans are carrying a lot. As it turns out, those who seek help in groups do better than those who try it alone.
Without the support of a group, you miss the opportunity to gain new perspective through the experience of others.