I recently discovered (and have been devouring) a new-to-me author, Christian Galacar, who is often compared to Stephen King. After I finished my first download of his, I visited the Amazon page to learn more about him and what else he had published. I soon found myself going down the rabbit hole of reading someContinue reading “What One-Star Reviews Can Teach Us About Personal Rejection”
Tag Archives: abandonment
Should You Believe Your Triggers?
I could feel it washing over me like a great wave trying to pull me under, both blinding me and choking me. My body went into full-on fight or flight mode, any rational thinking put on hold until the emergency passed. What was the emergency, you ask? My now-husband mentioned wanting to build a homeContinue reading “Should You Believe Your Triggers?”
Was Any of It Real?
“When do you think it started?” I was asked recently in regards to my ex’s betrayals. “I traced it back more than two years, but then I made a decision to stop looking. So really, I have no idea.” I responded to her question while my mind was busy posing its own question to meContinue reading “Was Any of It Real?”
The Importance of Feeling Safe in a Relationship
When you don’t feel safe in a relationship, your focus shifts from connection to protection. Instead of turning towards your partner, you’re turning inward or turning away in an attempt to avoid a sense of increasing danger. And relationship safety is often misunderstood. We tend to oversimplify the state; believing that as long as physicalContinue reading “The Importance of Feeling Safe in a Relationship”