Licensed therapist and Counselor in Miami, FL Whitney Goodman discusses how to manage unsolicited advice. Learn when you should offer advice and when you should hold back, and how to respond to unwanted advice from people you love. Looking for a therapist to help you manage some of the unwanted advi
Emotional support is... Being present. Actively listening. Asking questions. Acknowledging feelings. Validating points-of-view. Expressing understanding. Being empathetic. Emotional support is not... Talking about yourself. Offering unsolicited advice. Evaluating feelings. Distracting. Trying to get someone to look at the bright side.