Abandonment and Betrayal

Abandonment and Betrayal

Abandonment and Betrayal, I find those most painful emotions must be felt, looked at and recognized for what they are…abandonment and betrayal…the rawness of it.  A present reality that springs forth the hurt of years past that have not been given their due.

As a recent widow, coaching women who have experienced devastating loss, I’m very aware of the impact of these disruptive emotions on my everyday life.

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Sinking Into Blue

Sinking Into Blue

I’m entering year two since my husband passed away. And still I struggle with daily living. Perhaps you can relate. For example, today, my allergies are causing a pounding in my head and a churning in my gut. That, on top of dreaming that my husband was alive, and we were driving in a beautiful mountain region on vacation. We stopped for gas and at that point the dream jumped to finding him passed out in a field by the gas station, muttering nonsense, people gathered around staring…me yelling at them, and the dog running off. I was reliving his quick and radical demise. I woke up in tears and my head ached.

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