One of the things I love about my work as a Counsellor/Psychotherapist is the studying and experiencing of others who so beautifully entrust me with their story. I am always honoured by their honesty.
The thing I have come to truly appreciate and recognise is that trauma is almost always traceable within the family tree.
Like the size of a distinctive nose, or face shape, generations are passed down the traumas and experiencing of their family. Almost like a family karma.
No one 'made you' cry... the way 'you' perceived and processed the other's actions, inactions or behavior, resulted in 'you' feeling hurt, angry or disappointed.
Likewise, no one else 'made you' happy... the way you understood or thought of them or their actions, triggered the release of chemicals within you that made yourself feel good.
This does not mean that the other person is not kind, important, disrespectful or cruel. However what it does mean is that you have the c