I love the suggestion to use “we”!

I know when I hear, “It’s cool; We can do what you want,” it doesn’t matter that it’s well-intentioned. Immediately, I feel like, “What I want!? That’s not even an option! It’s never been about what I want!” And it’s just panic and a shame spiral.

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