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Stop Expecting an Elephant to Behave Like a Giraffe

A metaphor from my therapist that helped me stop expecting others to behave as I wanted them to and accept them as they are

My therapist helped me navigate my divorce and all the crazy that came before, during, and after. She was a godsend. Through her own divorce several decades prior, she had an experience that seemed to mirror my own, and I respected her guidance…