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Two Very Different Ways to Deal With Hurt

By Monica Nelson You’ve been hurt by someone you care about. They have carelessly taken your heart and stomped all over it. How you react not only tells a lot about who you are as a person, it dictates how you feel. There are as many unique ways to react to a hurt as there are individuals on this earth. But let’s take a look at some general responses and analyze how they affect your life. One: Allowing Emotionally Overrun Responses These type of responses occur when you allow your hurt and pain to take over. When you let anger, bitterness, and vengeance have ultimate control, your response becomes a … Continue reading

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Fear, Vulnerability and Loathing

By Monica Nelson My husband and I attended a meeting last week where we voiced an opinion that went against the proposed action. I’d like to give you the details, but I would have to write a book to explain it all. Please indulge me as I speak in generalities so I can get quickly to the point. My husband took the lead and explained our position. While my position was somewhat different from my husband’s, the gist of it was in support of his stand. We made our viewpoint known, then left the decision to the committee without further appeal. In the end, the group made an adjustment to … Continue reading

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