A 56 years old male had come to me a couple of weeks ago. A tall man with a long beard, a heavy body and a big face. Really intimidating at a first visit.
He told me that he was not able to sleep well at night, and would get intense dreams disturbing him. He was feeling agitated most of the day, and could not concentrate at all at his work.
Sometimes he would feel a kind of heaviness on his chest, and also had episodes of feeling short of his breaths.
I was listening to his complaints patiently and was interested to know more. I empathized with his feelings and said that I could understand his discomfort and pain.
Suddenly he started crying profusely. A big-sized man was crying like a child in front of me. The emotional pain was truly unbearable; that was very clear to me.
Tears were running down his cheeks, he was sobbing uncontrollably, and then in a need to feel more comfort he then hugged his wife who was sitting besides him. Still he could not stop his crying or may be he was feeling better while crying, and so he just let tears flow. Continue Reading →