“It’s important that we don’t stereotype—pain does not discriminate and people of all ages and backgrounds can be at risk for self-harm.”Read More 17: A Love Letter to Betrayers – Self Harm
During Week 2 of Affair Recovery’s Hope for Healing’s seventeen week program the participants are asked to answer the question, “How did I get here?” and read it to the small group.
Below is my response.Read More 16: A Love Letter to the Betrayers – How Did I Get Here?
Feelings are data, not directives.Read More 13: A Love Letter to the Betrayers – Safety
The meaningful question from my Good Doctor, and other good doctors, is “if you love/care for others why have you lied and kept secrets that has harmed and injured your Loves, lives, and self?”Read More 12: A Love Letter to the Betrayers – Mostly Dead Cats
Here are the Top 5 most visited posts in 2019.Read More Top 5 Visited Posts of 2019
Sure there are monsters, but in truth, most of what we are calling monster behavior is simply someone doing something stupid for stupid and innocent reasons. It’s just poor judgment, not pathological.
There are actually very few monsters.Read More 11: A Love Letter to the Betrayers: The Monsters
Which makes the holidays even more difficult. Lots of sugar, high expectations, inherent drama, social demands, and poor sleep combine to fueling exhaustion. For me exhaustion is Anxiety’s crack, one feeding the other. The holiday’s are the dealer.Read More 10: A Love Letter to the Betrayers: The Holidays and Anxiety
Who are your friends?Read More 09: A Love Letter to the Betrayers – Friends
I feel compelled to embrace my pain and loneliness. Today I am compelled to make friends with those very parts of me I have been compelled for so long to hide from.Read More 08: A Love Letter to the Betrayers – What Compels You?
It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who […]Read More 07: A Love Letter to the Betrayers – Haters