We’re not trained in how to love and preserve independence. We’re not trained in how to help without fostering dependence. We’re not trained in walking the line between persistence and futility. My knee jerk reaction to offers of help is always a swift no. My reaction to a loved one in need is: tome lo que necesita, lo mío es tuyo.

Diary 7/23-5/2014: Going at it alone. | A Talented Stumbler

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