According to my mother, I have struggled with addiction throughout my life, in fact she claims I was an alcoholic by age 1.
You aren’t just being healed but you’re also the healer. You have to learn how to take yourself by the hand and figure out what you need.
The key to healing from an abusive relationship is not hating on them… but instead loving yourself more. So, focus on your own healing and thrive!
In the beginning of the healing journey, it’s normal to get overwhelmed by your emotions to the point of not even recognizing what they are. Over time, you will recognize and process your emotions more quickly and with greater ease.
Unfortunately, in our modern world, our worth is often measured in our productivity. It is a belief that we take into our healing far too much.
Sometimes we get so used to the abuse, that it becomes our normal. We don’t even realize what’s going on. Could balance and harmony be your new normal?
Now that I’d left, I couldn’t trust my decision-making ability because I’d clearly made such terrible ones while under my former abuser’s control.
In this episode of the Pint-Sized Healing Podcast, SwanWaters team member Carrie Maya talks you through her process as she deals with emotional overwhelm.
I decided I was worth something. I was worth boundaries and respect. It was the day I told my parents that I’d no longer have anything to do with them