"Many strong women have had to walk this path, I'm here when you need me". These were the words I just texted to a friend . Sometimes this is all we can do despite everything in me that wants to rush over, pick her and her children up and take charge of the chaos of their unraveling lives.
I know that my experience as a woman who has been where my friend currently is counts a lot in her eyes. She trusts my input because I come from a place of knowing.