The Therapy Journey

Ma’am, take a step back please.

Well, I won’t lie, I’m really struggling today. I don’t know if it’s the effects of not having therapy this week, of it just being an incredibly long week, or just life catching up to me in general…. But I feel like complete shit. I think something really triggering happened this morning too, and although …

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Here we go…again. But I can do hard things.

So…therapy. Let’s just jump right in, shall we? With my husband coming with me last night, I didn’t know exactly quite what to expect. It went fine, overall, but it stressed me out a bit. We talked about “boring” things that’s I always try to avoid…money, our relationship, the future…all that shit. It went well, …

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When you don’t hear what’s really being said

Tonight, my husband is coming to therapy with me. This isn’t a particularly unusual occurrence, he’s been with me several times before…but for some reason, I’m nervous about this one. While we’ll likely end up talking about just whatever comes up, the topic at hand is “avoidance”. We both, but probably more so me lately, …

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Change can be uncomfortable, but that doesn’t always mean bad

While a lot of things have changed in the nearly 7 years that I’ve been with my therapist…one thing has remained the same. The couch. We’ve moved offices, moved buildings, changed practices…decor changes and new artwork…but it’s always been the same couch. Until today. Last week, she told me (and thank you for the heads …

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