Depression given up on dating
Lacking these skills leaves one with a diminished ability to both give love and receive it.
We live in a fast-paced culture and the result is we want everything to come as a quick delivery.
They just move on to the next relationship or what appears sometimes to just be another “victim” of failed love. Why can’t they see the value of the person they are with or the relationship they are in?
Why aren’t they willing to stick around and make the effort to create something beautiful and lasting?
At the very core of connection is ones ability to empathize.
Good marriages and healthy families are all about connection.
Have you ever wondered how early childhood pain or trauma affect ones capacity to love?
And to those who have been seriously hurt, is it possible to be so damaged emotionally that you actually can't love again?
Sadly many people don't know that with every breakup they lose a part of their heart, but they don’t slow down enough to actually feel or grieve the loss of their own intimate connections.
How many pieces of your heart can you lose and still retain the ability to deeply and fully love?
The answer is not as much as you think because the more break ups, the more scars and the more scars, the harder it is to open up next time.
- Stories of trauma and pain are part of my normal day as a therapist.
I hear about hurt that starts in early childhood for some and continuing throughout life for others.