“Be like water.”-Bruce Lee
I had an awakening during a chat with one of my dear friends whom I lived with Sophmore year of college.
We had a discussion about how I handled leaving her in my early twenties. I didn’t cope well. Instead of enjoying the little time we had left together I shut down and pulled away from my roommates. I stopped entertaining my presence with them and fell into a complete immersion of self which inevitably created immense suffering.
That day we moved, I cried the whole time. They weren’t nearly as emotional.
I had been bottling all of my feelings up.
If I take a closer look I can see that I was trying to protect myself from the feeling of abandonment.
All and all I was creating my own suffering.
So this time, instead of pulling away from everyone in my present, I want to…
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