As humans, to help others is a psychological and social need. Why? at a fundamental level, when others feel hurt, so do we. When others feel happiness, so do we. So, we work towards helping others feel happy. Therefore, it is human nature to want to help others. When someone we know is going through a challenge, we want to offer advice or encouragement—tell them what to do to feel better. We want to fix their problem or stop their pain. By fixing the issues or stopping the pain of others, we are minimizing our how hurt. However, sometimes, other people do not need us to fix their problems or stop their pain. Sometimes, people just want to be heard. I will give you two examples from my life.