Posts Tagged ‘comparing problems’


by Una Hearne. So I have this friend Mary and if I listed all the challenges she has faced in life so far - well the truth is you wouldn't believe me. You would think it was a rejected soap opera script, you'd probably start a go-fund-me page for her. Her attitude, humour and fortitude are a constant inspiration. In the early days of our now 25 year friendship we fell into a common trap - of automatically comparing our problems. As if in competition to be the most understanding. We said things like: ...