Want more ideas and support on dealing with triggers? Facing Avoidance We avoid because we do not want to suffer. Yet suffering then becomes the background noise of our lives. Learning to Trust Again: How to Deal With the Triggers There are times when the triggers are activated because of a legitimateContinue reading “Understanding Triggers”
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The Secret Keepers
My ex husband came from an alcoholic family. And if there is one thing alcoholic families excel at, it’s keeping secrets. My ex learned his role from a young age. He didn’t discuss his parents with others. He didn’t invite his friends over to his house. He learned how to keep a low profile andContinue reading “The Secret Keepers”
I’ve Fallen – But I Can Get Up!
I’ve just returned from my first ever – Gulp! – ski trip. Experienced skiers – prepare to chuckle. I was nervous yet excited for the trip. I was looking forward to time in the mountains (always a favorite of mine) and some quality time with my man. The nerves? Those were because I knew thatContinue reading “I’ve Fallen – But I Can Get Up!”