Through a series of events I reached an emotional bottom. My emotional bottom alerted me to a reality. What I had been doing to maintain my relationships was no longer working for me. My emotional bottom subsequently motivated me to examine why I was in so much pain and why I had such a difficult time trusting.
In the following parts of this series I will share what has helped me to heal and to learn to trust — some times slowly and other times quickly. In my experience, I have found that the power to change exists in identification not in comparison.
My emotional bottom motivated me to look for solutions. In my emotional disarray I realized that I needed to ask for help. In my pain, I realized that I needed to examine my fear of abandonment as my fear of abandonment related to my inability to trust and maintain relationships.
In my experience, I needed to identify what led me to feel helpless, hopeless, alienated and isolated. I needed identify why — on an unconscious level — I sought to sabotage both myself and my relationships.
Please read Part 7 for context. Thank you.
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