My Biggest Emotional Challenge

“You’re worthless!”

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Yes, I have heard those words, spoken by others and directed at me.

One day during the year from hell, I lay on the couch napping. Ex Number One stomped into the room, became enraged that I was being “lazy” again, and screamed those words at me. I was too sick at the time to do anything but cry.

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Good work! You’ve found my personal journal. I tell the truth here, and I find the process incredibly healing. You might too. So go ahead. Take a peek.

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Good work! You’ve found my personal journal. I tell the truth here, and I find the process incredibly healing. You might too. So go ahead. Take a peek.

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