Have you ever asked someone how they are doing and they respond with an answer that sounds forced? They might feel forced to answer with a “fine” or “okay” or any similar resemblance because that’s the social norm. However, their body language and their tone might be telling you that there’s something they would like to say and they don’t know how.
About The Author: Megan Bowling, M.A., LMFT is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Orange, California. She has been in the mental health field for more than eight years. Megan's specialties include: anxiety, trauma, life changes, mood, relationships, and school challenges.