Many people will like you, as well as dislike you, simply based on who they think you are… few will actually love you for who you really are. Embrace. Embrace all of you. “I love, and like myself…I validate me!” -K.E.M
The highest of highs The lowest of lows And all the ‘stuff’ in between. Once we were flying together Now we’re two shooting stars in opposite directions. -NoP In my withdrawal from “the high”, I jumped at the first opportunity to be enmeshed. This last breakup hurts more than I could have ever imagined. But… Read More Recovery Road: The Healthy Breakup
A lack of control. My hands and feet stay still. My mind stops thinking of ways to solve, but to just be present. No suggestions for how or when. I need this. I need to feel this fear, this concern of things “falling apart”. I need to know it won’t stop my heart.
I read this article today about having expectations of people outside of ourselves. If they don’t do things the way we feel they should, we automatically feel like they’re not doing enough. Love addiction reacts to life stresses like drugs, a means to escape. Relationships become the main source of pleasure, and when they aren’t… Read More Recovery Road: Compromise to Love
At the beginning of the year I made a conscious decision to remain single for one year as a test, and eventually push for 5 years of singlehood. Well that plan got shifted. A month into the new year I was officially in a new relationship. I have acknowledged, and been honest with myself that… Read More Recovery Road: Standing up and Loving more
She’s most beautiful in how she’s indirectly pointing me to love myself more. I can choose or not choose(as she said) to believe she loves me, from her words. But her absence speaks so much louder, to how I am still searching for that love and appreciation inside myself. I want to hold my head… Read More Recovery Road: Real Time Learning