“Waiting hurts. Forgetting hurts. But not knowing which decision to take can sometimes be the most painful.” Paulo Coelho
The thought of staying feels hopeless, but the thought of leaving and breaking up my family is terrifying.
I’ve heard this in various ways probably hundreds of times over the years of doing this relationship work. And every time I hear a woman speak those words to me, I can feel the amount of pain she’s enduring. It’s a place of genuine confusion. It’s the place of feeling stuck and lost. Confusion and indecision feel horrible.
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“You’re always in the process of becoming. You aren’t who you were and you aren’t who you are going to be.” Rob Bell
Maybe some of this sounds familiar:
“You’ve changed. Now you’re too…(fill-in the blank).”
“Why can’t you just go back to the woman you were when we got married?”
“I don’t even know who you are anymore.”
I’m not sure exactly where we got this idea that, as living beings, the day we get married, we’re supposed to be freeze-dried and placed into a little box…
Never to evolve or grow…
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“It is not only what we do, but also what we do not do, for which we are accountable.” John Baptiste Molière
There’s a very clear reason why people hire personal trainers.
It’s not because they need someone to show them how to hop on a treadmill or how to lift a weight. They could do that on their own.
People invest in a personal trainer primarily for the accountability a trainer provides, as well as how a trainer pushes them beyond where they might go if they were working on their own.
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