Nearly everyone I’ve ever served as a therapist or as a coach has said to me, “You’ll have to be patient. I have trust issues.” My response to that statement depends on how good I think their sense of humor is. What I’m most likely to say is, “Relax. We all do.”
Despite the millions of changes that occur in the course of recovery; the last thing we change are our expectations. No matter how good things become we expect the most painful parts of our past to recur in some life-long pattern of déjà vu.
I’ve never thought to myself, “Hey this would be a great day to self-sabotage!” Let’s promote healthier choices through mindfulness and connection.
Why is fear the driving force behind so many of our struggles?
Top 10 list of pitfalls and false beliefs. Let’s consider healthy strategies BEFORE your next partnership