We love to put people in their places. Or better yet, our egos love to put other people in their places. Yes, to insist upon everyone how much we’ve endured or are able to endure is one of our favorite activities. In doing so, it’s easy to forget to listen and sympathize with the struggles of others. The Metric of Struggle seeks to remind us of the true nature of struggle, and how far beyond it goes our quick assessments and comparisons.