This man, someone I didn’t know and had never met, turned to me and said, “Just remember, you are a child of God and God loves you.” He said it in this sweet and kind voice, almost a whisper, that was incredibly soothing.
I wasn’t even sure if it was true or even if there was a God but I held onto it, and I said it like a mantra whenever I didn’t think I could go on another minute.
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Many of the techniques I’ve taught over the years – affirmations, mantras, acceptance statement, “even though” statements are in the workbook. I’ve told the following story when I’ve done speaking engagements and in seminars and on the blog.
I couldn’t fit them all in the books, but all of them are in the workbook (order HERE), and in that dark moment, before anyone taught me anything, I held onto that mantra like it was the only lifeline I had. It’s a story that really has stayed with me all these years.
We may be kicking and screaming our way through the idea of going it alone. People who have been in bad relationships are usually trying to find something outside themselves to fill up the emptiness, and it will never work.
In the past few weeks we’ve felt absolutely shipwrecked by the holidays. ) Continue reading ~ Francois de la Rochefoucauld by Susan J. People who are empty attract others who are empty (or who are predators who prey on empty people).
I joined the support group on the net called The Web of Narcissism and this seems to be helpful.
I even find myself giving support and helpful advice (I hope so) to others who are just coming out of their relationships.
Continue reading I saw this movie in the theater when it came out and I was pretty tortured and depressed at the time.
I had just ended my marriage and was wrestling with my relationship with my adoptive family.
To keep the group safe, we do not approve anyone who does not answer the questions OR who JUST joined Facebook. Facebook.com/groups/Getting Past Your Breakup Because Psychology Today proved themselves to be made of a group of cowards, (read about it HERE) I am republishing all my Psych Today articles on here!!! Kennedy once said that as we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. I am always humbled by being in a position to give even one person a small ray of hope, especially on a difficult day like a holiday.