There have been so many times where I have chosen things based on what seemed like the next logical step. So, so, so, so many times! Is that true freedom though, or are we checking in with social, familial, and other external norms more than we realize? The inner dialogue can sound something like this, "Hmm... should I do this?" "Is this best choice?" "I guess this is supposed to be what I do next." In business, relationships, communication, sex, food, gosh all sorts of ares!
Bullying can show up at any age. I remember days coming home from school in tears and sitting with my mom (who was a PHD of Psychology specializing in women and children). She would do her best to comfort me and explain the meanness that I didn't get. She told me it wasn't about me, but how could it not be? They had hurt my feelings! She helped in every way she could to get me through the bullying at school, but it didn't stop after elementary school, middle school, after gra