Instead of allowing their lives to be proof that what we want is possible, we instead deny that they could possibly have achieved that which we are so convinced we ourselves could never have.
If your relationship was everything you think it was, it wouldn’t have ended in the first place.
You know what’s “crazy?” Thinking that it’s normal to connect with someone so deeply and then just not care about it.
It’s that time of year again: gifts abound, families and friends reunite, and we all begin to contemplate the ways in which we might be able to give back to our communities.
Maybe you’ve seen it, or maybe you’ve been in it: the relationship that’s dramatic, explosive, unhealthy… and completely irresistible.
It matters what the people you love think.
When we are totally preoccupied about who is better than us, more attractive than us, more successful than us, or happier than us, it is always because there is a huge, gaping hole within us that we do not yet know how to fill.
It matters what the people in your close circle think.
Sometimes, your problems don’t come from what you’re not doing, they come from what you can’t stop doing.
There is so much counterproductive advice circulating about what emotional healing is.