I Was Being A Hypocrite

August 9, 2023

Sometimes we expect people to handle things even better than we are capable of handling them simply because society would agree that’s how it should be handled.

But that’s still hypocrisy…

Just because we can make the best argument for that being how it should have been handled… (womennnnnn lol)

Just because it hurt us deeply…. That’s reason enough ya? “You hurt me so you were wrong…. “

I’ve had to sit with this and apologize for my hypocrisy. It took a lot of courage to really be with this. There’s a deep fear that comes up that if I don’t fight it it will keep happening to me…..

“But it hurt so bad!”
“But it was humiliating!”
“But it was so wrong!”

But but….. but…. I couldn’t do it any better myself.
I’ve never done it any better….
I wish I was healed enough to do it better too…

Well sh*ttt…..
Could we maybe learn how to do it better together? Pleaseeeeee

You will never again expect someone to handle things even better than you yourself can. When the pain hits you will breathe and be a safe space for the pain. When the fear hits you will love on little you freaking out and hold her tenderly until she’s settled down. And when you communicate about it you will communicate with full truth, in love, 100% openly and transparently… and make requests based on truth.

And so it is!

m xx

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What’s that you say?
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