Realize you are a good person. You have figured out your estranged adult child is troubled. She writes notes, sends loving
Being told "no" isn't easy. Especially in business, the sting of rejection can be painful, and can undercut our confidence
For years I had two separate and apparently contradictory experiences when I wrote. Sometimes the writing was effortless. I would sink quickly into the dream of the story I was telling and find myself carried along as if in a current.
In summary, the passion and persistence of grit motivates and carries us over rough seas like a well-made surfboard. We can think of an absence of effort like a crack in our surfboard that needs repair.
"And you know how people say a mother's love is unconditional? When I was 12, I figured out that my mother's love was conditional."
Those who get published, who are on stage and who sell their art did get rejected too. The difference is they persevered and made the most out of their rejections.
As a person that relates to the world with trauma brain, safety is always my number one priority. In all honesty, safety in my physical body had never occurred to me until I was at a spiritual retreat with an amazingly angelic healer.
I'm not talking about making sex a to-do list item. I'm recommending that you create an erotic space and time for your partner and you to connect.
Far too often I work with guys that feel like they get walked on in their dating life. They're unsure if the person they like reciprocates those feelings back.