There was nothing wrong with being understanding and sympathetic. It had been instilled in him all his life... "Be a good Christian, son. Put others needs before your own." It had been so instilled in him, in fact, that once he was away from home, he'd had to learn it was also okay to speak about your own needs and say what you wanted, too. The trick was to somehow find a balance between the two.
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