Oh yes, and we call it acts of empathy and protection to them. That’s what Leonard pointed out when he fought for permission to go for a walk – as if we, the healthy ones, knew in advance what they need, what they feel, what are their capabilities, because due to their diseases they must be impaired to some extent.
The sympathy for the ill should be the same we have for the people we perceive as equal to us, but is is easily forgotten. Maybe overprotection gives an illusion of control of the difficulty?
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