I knew right away what it was I didn't know, I don't know what's best for other people.
What a relief.
It's exhausting playing the If-She/He/They-Would-Only ___________ game.
If you believe we all come "here" to learn a pre-determined set of lessons, and I do, then who am I to say how one goes about learning them? I'm probably interrupting the process with all my good ideas. Anne Lamott calls this the disease of Good Ideas for Other People.
The good news is, this disease does not have to be chronic, and one doesn't even need to see a doctor or alternative health care provider to cure it. One only needs to know that they don't know.
Witness, rather than suggest.
Love, rather than judge.
Let go, rather than control.
Easier said than done.