Bert’s therapy (#20): Empathy

 

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Any thoughts about why you’re depressed?

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Sure.  Lots.

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Care to share?

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I’m unhappily married.

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What’s that mean?

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It means I’m married to an angry woman.

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Does she have reasons to be angry?

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Sure.  Lots.

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Work with me here.

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Okay.  I snore.

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Ah.  How bad?

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How would I know?

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Good point.

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Bad, she says.  But it’s not my fault.  I don’t mean to.

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Ever sleep with a snorer?

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No. 

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Let’s try an experiment.  I’ll be you.  You be your wife.

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Excuse me?

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Close your eyes.  Pretend to sleep. 

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Oh.  Okay.

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Ready?

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bert (12)

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therapist (12)

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therapist (16)

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b17.

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Holy mother of god.

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th19

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Why hasn’t she divorced me?

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Congratulations. 

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That feeling is called “empathy.” 

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Want more?

Are you a snorer?

Anyone ever complain to you about it? 

Want to develop some empathy?

Hear what they hear here.

 

 

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Empathizing yet?  Good.

 

Now go here for help: 5 Different Cures for Snoring.

 

And check out the rest of the Snoring Remedies and Solutions website.

 

 

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