According to attachment theory humans require an emotional foundation from which to hope and risk and venture out. I've shared where I find my security in hopes that you might discover yours.
If you can acknowledge grief and loss instead of minimizing or judging yourself for feeling it, then you will be able to heal and carry on.
"...the more you fail to experience your life fully, the more you will fear death." ---Irvin Yalom
I had not been aware that in my tendency to minimize or avoid, what i perceived as negative emotions, I was also not noticing what actually felt really good.
...if you don't like your therapist, and/or you think your therapist doesn't like you, you are not likely to experience the changes your are hoping for.
If your religion prohibits sexual behavior that is considered developmentally normal, according to developmental psychology, and you plan to impose these rules on your child, there are some things to consider...
Consider ways in which another person could have the same goals as you, or goals that you would admire, and still make decisions and act in ways that appear contrary to you.
Caring for ones’ own spiritual health and development is as important to mental health as eating well and exercising.
We all need support at some point in our lives. We don't have to get it exactly right but we can get better at this!
I love the reminder to dig deeper into what I'm already committed to, and even delay starting new things or purchasing things before looking at what is already there.