Extending an Aiding Hand


Why do people refrain from helping others? When sometimes all you need to do is to be there, provide a listening ear, or lend a shoulder? The problem is we often mistake the term ‘help’ with the materialistic expectation of giving and taking things. It’s the prospect of losing a prized item – however temporarily – that puts off any humanitarian and natural tendency of the person to lend help. I’ve been often asked, “Why do you never say no to someone who needs help, even if they often run you over later?” My answer is simple. I say, “Have you ever been in a situation where you desperately need help, and there’s no one to aid you? I’ve experienced that. The sheer helplessness, the uselessness and an apologetic numbness that grips you – I try not to heap that on someone if I can help it.”

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