At this moment, everyone you know is having the exact experience that they need to have.
This is hard to accept sometimes.
When we see someone we love in pain, all we want to do is throw ourselves into the pits with them and use every last ounce of our strength to get them out.
This can trigger old wounds.
When you are someone who has overcome a lot in your life, it can be challenging to see people mirror your old patterns back to you. You just want to scream and show them the way. You think that if only they could follow your footsteps, they, too, could fix their lives.
Healing and recovery are not linear processes. We did not one day stumble upon a few magic answers and turn it all around.
Healing is unique, it is personal, and no two people will go through it the same way.
It’s easy to think this now that we’re out of the darkness. But…