a problem shared is a problem halved

a problem shared is a problem halved

Talking about a problem with someone else usually makes it seem less daunting or troubling. Just tell me what's bothering you, honey. You know what they say—a problem shared is a problem halved. Susan saw how stressed I was and helped me to come up with a plan to salvage my report. A problem shared really is a problem halved! You're not burdening me—I want to help! And, as the saying goes, a problem shared is a problem halved.
See also: halve, problem, share
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