Wow! You’re so right about not fighting our emotions and letting them ride and wash over us, but it can be so hard especially with intense emotions. How do you give yourself compassion? By doing the self talk you shared in your previous post?
@ridingthewaves, WOW!! That self talk is SO powerful and soothing to read!! Thank you so much for sharing! And yes, sharing on this forum is so, so helpful! I think I’m going to take a moment soon to write down the self talk you shared!
Wow!! Thank you so much! I wish I could look back and see my progress, but like you said, maybe I’ll see it one day… Also, when you say that you worked really hard on yourself, did you give in more than work hard? Meaning, I give into my OCD too much and I should work a lot harder, but it’s just so brutal. And in your case, when you consc…Read More
Same here. I’ve also had it with a lot of other people too. It’s such a difficult thing to navigate.
Err! The attachment… I’m feeling like I’m wanting my therapist now… it feels good to get that off my chest.
Wow, thank you so much for that detailed response! Yes, I definitely brought it up with her and we speak about it a lot. I guess time heals and having other people in our lives helps too! I wish I wasn’t so attached… sigh! But it makes sense because I have attachment trauma… Thank you, @mlove!
What I’m understanding and getting from both of you is that as time went on and you both detached from her, it got much, much easier? But how do you detach when that’s the very thing one might be terrified of? Meaning, if life felt like it was falling apart from not having a session with your therapist, and depending on her, than how did it bec…Read More
There is an organization, a relatively new one, called Flatbush Together. As far as I know, they don’t have Yom Tov programs, but they do have get-togethers every so often for single ladies, aged 23+.
Their email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hope this helps you!
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