what does it mean to hold space for someone

What Does It Mean to “Hold Space for Someone?”

The statement to hold space for someone is becoming more popular. But what does this mean? I have thought about this concept more and more as I continue to support survivors and even as I support loved ones through hard times. There is great importance in holding space and understanding how to do this. It is human nature, especially in western culture, to want to fix the problems of people we care…