Everyone can lift or lean, whether in prayer, politics, family, or economics.
Even in sports and online gaming, when a team is losing, some players seem to think that “blamer mode” will cause a comeback. Then there are players who keep going, despite verbal vomit from their own team and even their own coach.
They say that the “disarming” types of people are more focused on the people they interact with than anything else. We naturally trust those who don’t nanny because they don’t need a nanny.
It’s generally a personal choice. But it can also be a group choice.