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This Is How You Heal: It Happens In Stages

Give yourself time

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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.

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Arlene Ambrose

Arlene Ambrose

Self-care coach & writer for women who are ready to reclaim their lives from people-pleasing, toxic thinking, stress eating and unhealthy relationships.

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