Relationship Abandonment Issues: A Quick Guide
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Relationship Abandonment Issues: A Quick Guide

Abandonment issues can wreak havoc in relationships. The persistent fear that your partner will leave you can lead to desperate attempts to keep them close, outbursts of anger or jealousy, and a constant rollercoaster of emotions. The good news is that healing is possible. By understanding the root causes and common signs of abandonment fears,…

What’s The Worst Emotion A Person Can Feel, And Why?

What’s The Worst Emotion A Person Can Feel, And Why?

“Everyone’s pain is in the superlative.” I’m not sure who said this. I heard it from my mother who heard it from her friend, about two decades ago! And I can’t find it on Google. It means that pain is relative and that each person’s pain can seem to them to be the most painful….

What Are The 8 Difficult Feelings?

What Are The 8 Difficult Feelings?

When do you usually use the word “difficult”? In what context? Do you use it to describe something you excel in or something you struggle with? The question’s rhetorical, and the answer is obvious! If “difficult feelings” had been introduced to us in kindergarten, we’d not be calling these emotions “difficult” for we would have…

What To Do When You’re Hurting Inside? (Part 2)
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What To Do When You’re Hurting Inside? (Part 2)

“And a woman spoke, saying, “Tell us of Pain.”And he said: Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.” – Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet (Knopf, 1923) The hurt of emotional pain can become unhealthy, and unbearable, if not worked within an effective way that enables us to understand it, process it, and…

What To Do When You’re Hurting Inside? (Part 1)
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What To Do When You’re Hurting Inside? (Part 1)

When I came across this question on multiple platforms, a part of me wished there was one single thing I could share with those struggling with this internal hurt that would resolve it for them. A silver bullet. Alas, just like werewolves, silver bullets are a myth! So then what do you do when you’re…

How Long Does Emotional Pain Last?
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How Long Does Emotional Pain Last?

If you’re hurting emotionally, or have been in emotional pain for some time – and if you have similar patterns to what I used to have – chances are the emotional pain you’re experiencing might feel all-encompassing. Frankly, at this moment, that probably is your truth – the hurt, the pain, is so intense that…