shame


hiding
  “I walk down the street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I fall in. I am lost… I am helpless. It isn’t my fault. It takes forever to find a way out. I walk down the same street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I [...]

The part of me I don’t want you to see


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Fear is such a formidable foe and self-doubt can be a lethal assassin.   You may – or may not – have noticed that you hadn’t heard from me for a while.  When I look back on the past six months, fear has played far too great a role in [...]

Dealing with fear and feeling like a failure



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  Don’t you hate it when, just as you least expect it, the untamed past escapes its cage? With silent stealth, it attacks without warning, devouring any present peace in one fell swoop. Before you even know what’s happened, it pounces and you find yourself captive, dangling powerless from the [...]

The terrible jaws of regret


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One of the biggest relationship mistakes that people make is to express anger instead of fear or sadness.    That anger often arises from a sense of betrayal derived from the idea that an unwritten rule has been broken, the thought being ‘This is not what I signed up for’.    But [...]

“This is not what I signed up for” How ...