I was in love. It wasn’t an easy, nurturing, soulful love. It was the kind of love that rocks your foundation and leaves you feeling consumed.
He was the first thing I thought about when I woke up and the last thing I thought about before I went to sleep. He was intense and passionate, but also secretive and disarming.
Just as I became consumed by this drug, needing hit after hit, he began to pull away. He began making less time for me, making me feel very small and unimportant in his life.
He began seeing other women, ...continue reading...
“There is a kind of love that is so deep it consumes our hearts, minds, bodies, and souls.
There is a kind of love that is passionate, intimate, and connected.
Sometimes it’s that kind of love that we’ve never felt before that leads us to believe we’ll never feel that way again with another person in the future. And the thought of not having it ever again is almost too much to bear, like a sick joke that’s being played on our hearts.”
Sharon Pope, Soulful Truth Telling: Why Can’t I Get Over Him?
The greatest heartbreak of ...continue reading...
“…before a wound can heal, it must be seen.” Julia Cameron
It’s not that I think affirmations are a bad thing; I don’t.
The mind can be incredibly powerful.
But too often, we try to use affirmations to cover-up something that doesn’t feel good – sort of like covering a dilapidated room with pink paint. It might look okay on the surface, but there’s something more going on here.
When we’re in pain, we have two choices: We can pay attention to it and heal it or we can suppress it, ignore it, and pretend like it doesn’t ...continue reading...
“Love isn’t something you find. Love is something that finds you.” Loretta Young
Have you been searching everywhere for love?
Have you ever wanted love so much that you convinced yourself that okay was enough?
Have you ever tried too hard to make an unworkable relationship work?
When it comes to love, have you ever felt like you were swimming upstream?
I spent most of my life swimming upstream.
I made everything much more difficult than it needed to be. If there was a challenge to be had, I seemed to be in the thick of it. ...continue reading...