trouble shared is trouble halved

a trouble shared is a trouble halved

By discussing one's problem, or seeking someone's help with that problem, the situation will not be as difficult, distressing, or daunting. A: "I've just had a lot on my plate recently, but I don't want to be a downer." B: "Hey, a trouble shared is a trouble halved. Tell me what's up, and maybe I'll be able to help."
See also: halve, share, trouble

trouble shared is trouble halved

By discussing one's problem, or seeking someone's help with that problem, the situation will not be as difficult, distressing, or daunting. A: "I've just had a lot on my plate recently, but I don't want to be a downer." B: "Hey, trouble shared is trouble halved. Tell me what's up, and maybe I'll be able to help."
See also: halve, share, trouble
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So while it might look on the surface like double the trouble, in reality it could be more like trouble shared is trouble halved.