Tag Archives: feelings

Letting Go of Shame 

I grew up in an environment where emotions were often invalidated. At least the “negative” ones like fear, sadness and anger. I was often told to “toughen up”, “shut up or I’ll give you something to cry about”, or teased … Continue reading

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EXHAUSTED

   I am literally exhausted to my core. The struggle to be stronger than how I truly feel is taking it’s toll on me each day. I’m waking up every morning with that terrible sense of dread of what I’m … Continue reading

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Have You Ever? 

   I’ve never felt truly engaged in my life. Always like someone on the sidelines or through the looking glass looking in. I think that comes from the disassociating that I do to cope with the pain and uncomfortable feelings … Continue reading

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Time to Stop Owning Other’s Stuff

I believe that I am responsible for what other’s are feeling.  Like it’s all up to me that they feel happiness and joy and if they are feeling anger or sadness, then that’s my fault as well.  And quite frankly, … Continue reading

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