This Is How You Heal: It Happens In Stages

Give yourself time

Arlene Ambrose
Jun 29, 2020 · 2 min read

We barely got over one hurt before they gave us another, sometimes dropping them off at the same time. We would run back and forth between them, soothing one while flaming the other.

We gave them names like “never again” and “only this once”. Some stayed many years while others were fleeting.