It takes great respect & compassion to genuinely listen to someone wholeheartedly & show support while not trying to provide a solution
More people should be loving rubber ducks in life :)
From the book “The Pragmatic Programmer”, which popularized this term:
Why “rubber ducking”? While an undergraduate at Imperial College in London, Dave
did a lot of work with a research assistant named Greg Pugh, one of the best developers
Dave has known. For several months Greg carried around a small yellow rubber duck,
which he’d place on his terminal while coding. It was a while before Dave had the courage
to ask. . . .