Tonight I want to share something with you that I shared this afternoon on my social media. Within minutes it had over 200 likes and 100 comments NOT from men liking this photo. FROM WOMEN who resonated with my words below!
What I’m about to share comes from a very vulnerable place that I don’t like to step into unless I’m feeling EXTREME support & love! Every woman and man need that. It is rare these days to see a couple who reciprocate that to one another. Enjoy my indirect yet direct depiction of my abandonment issues in play! It is part one of a seven-day series I’m doing this week all about abandonment & self-love!
Yesterday was my birthday & although I would LOVE to share with all of you that it was sunshine and rainbows with unicorns jumping over invisible fences, it was not. It was a sad day for me and one of distress. I’ve not been to bed yet and quite honestly it’s now after 5pm and I’m so exhausted that I can barely keep my eyes open. However, Just as I knew I would, I went through the day full throttle without napping. My BIG A type personality! 🙂
I’ve struggled with my abandonment issues for so many years that when those feelings come on I don’t even realize it. At times I can be the strongest woman in the world and at other times I can literally be groveling on my hands and knees in tears. Some may say that’s crazy and others may say that it’s “just being a woman”. I say, it’s me, Living from a place of desperately not wanting to think about when the world is gone and done and there’s nothing but dust & dirt on this earth. Then, I’ll be forced to face my greatest fear. Once no one is left here, I won’t be able to find you again……
I won’t be able to touch you again or run my fingers through your hair and smell your scent on my nightshirt the next morning. This is why I go from powerful to weak! This is how I go from a woman to a little girl! This is why I kick and scream, push and pull, stay then leave. This is how I know I love you.
Thank you for all of the beautiful birthday wishes yesterday and today they touched my heart. If you are reading this and know someone that can potentially benefit from this, PLEASE SHARE on your social media! They will be thankful and so will I!:)
Below a little self-esteem video boost for the ladies tonight!
Remember to always Love Yourself!
Andrea L Cox is the owner of The Healthy Haven & www.alkalizewithandrea.com (Detox, Yoga, Juice fast & Raw Food Educational Retreats!)
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