The Harm in Trying to Fix a Broken Person

Emily Stroia
4 min readApr 23, 2019

how to stop being the rescuer

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How can you save someone who doesn’t want to be saved?

You don’t. You learn to love them.

Have you ever asked that question?

I have many times in my efforts to run to the rescue for the people I loved.

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Emily Stroia

Psych therapist in training. I write about mental health, trauma, well-being, and spirituality. Stay for a while. www.emilystroia.com