It Takes More Than Time to Heal Emotional Wounds

They say time heals everything, but as a therapist, I know that’s not true.

Yes, the pain over that breakup with your high school sweetheart has faded to a distant memory.

At the time, you were devastated. You felt like the world was coming to an end. But you survived the end of the world. You rebuilt your life.

You were young and strong. You healed.

Pack Up Your Troubles?

High-school breakups are something that everyone understands. Teenagers and heartbreak go together like ducks and puddles.

But some emotional wounds aren’t talked about, or cried about, or aired out in any way. They don’t heal by themselves. Time goes by, and it’s like they just happened yesterday.

Feelings left over from long ago — known as “baggage” — CAN be healed. Those feelings just need to be felt fully in order to be released.

Check out this guest post I wrote on the subject for WellPDX.com:

Got Baggage? | wellpdx.

Photo courtesy of FreeDigitalPhotos.net

What do you think?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s