He’s been the best therapist I’ve ever had, and I’ve had a lot of therapists. Seven, to be exact; I’m like the Elizabeth Taylor of therapy patients.
You spend more of your time worrying, ruminating and focusing on what you hope doesn’t happen than you do imagining, strategizing and planning for what you do.
She is most definitely no basic bitch.
If your partner is emotionally unavailable…it doesn’t mean he/she doesn’t love you. A deeply rooted problem caused by whatever or whoever is the culprit. It has absolutely nothing to do with you.
Anxiety isn’t living in fear every day. It’s wanting to do things but feeling like you can’t.
Avoidance of social interactions and intimate relationships. Excessive feelings of low self-esteem, shame and inadequacy. Withdrawal from situations where one is likely to be criticized. Hypersensitivity to rejection. These are just some of the traits of Avoidant Personality Disorder. But it goes beyond just anxiety or shyness.
We are girls with anxiety whose favorite word is I’m sorry.
It’s so basic and so obvious that when you do it with a smile, it comes off as playful. And it’s all about being open, honest, and playful.
“This is about young people who grew up in America – kids who study in our schools, young adults who are starting careers, patriots who pledge allegiance to our flag. These Dreamers are Americans in their hearts, in their minds, in every single way but one: on paper.”
Although it’s your loved one facing rehab and recovery, the people around them will need healing as well. Honor your own journey by finding a support community.