Why no one can hear parents screaming
It's not a sign of weakness or failure to ask for help. At this point in the pandemic, everyone is tired, and every corner of the internet is filled with people screaming for help. It is safe to say that after two years of struggle, many of us are the least thoughtful versions of ourselves, with little room to make space for the experiences of anyone outside our inner circle. In this instalment of Culture Study, Anne Helen Petersen reflects on what it means to empathise with others, exploring how to develop compassion for people we cannot relate to.
From Anne Helen Petersen