“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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“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
It was about 18 years ago when I was committed to having it all together. I was married to a good guy and living in a nice four-bedroom home in a suburban golf community. We both had full-time jobs with cushy 401k plans, had nice cars and took vacations. We even had a golden retriever named Bailey.
It all looked so good from the outside, so perfect.
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