Why do we think we have to go it alone? Gut out our losses with no support? Suffer troubles without reaching out or sharing?
For some reason, we’ve become a culture that thinks asking or looking for support is weak. Why is that weak?
Connection is a key human need.
Denying that need is false bravado.
While I consider myself a strong person, having survived a brain tumor and two surgeries from it, an attempted rape and murder attack at knifepoint, a broken neck and a loss of a child by suicide, I have learned it’s ridiculous to go it alone.
I cry. … Read more...